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August 1, 2013

Timothy D. Lewis 'TJ'

Timothy D. Lewis 'TJ'

OTEGO — Timothy D. Lewis "TJ," 42, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, July 28, 2013, at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital in Oneonta.

He was born Oct. 20, 1970, in Cooperstown, the son of William and Lynette (Bernhardt) Lewis.

Tim was a graduate of Milford Central School. He was currently working for Lutz Feed in Oneonta as a truck driver.

Tim loved life, joking around, being goofy and especially his kids, family and friends. He enjoyed being involved coaching his children’s sports teams. He also was an avid outdoorsman. Tim loved all of his animals of which there were many.

Tim was always willing to help others, and as per his wishes, he was an organ donor, continuing to help others.

He is survived by his children, Ryan and Corrin Lewis, and their mother, Michelle Crippen; Tim's mother, Lynette Lewis and his father, Bill Lewis (wife Donna); Tim's siblings, Butch Lewis and wife, April, Stacey Lewis and significant other, Ben, their children, Chelsey and Paige; Cindy Brigham and her family, and Scott Lewis. Tim's soulmate, Heather Young and her children, Brittany and Skyler; his “brother by choice:” cousin, Steve Bernhardt, wife April and children, Steven, Breanna and Charlotte; aunts and uncles, Linda Himes, significant other Charlie Martin, Dorothy and Fred Curtis and family; close friends, John and Kim Abel and family, the Hamm Family, Gary Scofield and Deb Chickerell; and many other loving friends, too numerous to name.

A celebration of Tim’s life will be held at his home, 120 Stoney Brook Road in Otego on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, from 11 a.m. on.

A private family service will also be held and interment in the Hartwick Cemetery will be at a later date.

Donations in Tim’s memory may be made to the Otego Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 467, Otego, NY 13825 or to the Unatego High School, Unatego Athletic Program, (for the Football and Baseball Programs), 2641 State Highway 7, Otego, NY 13825.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

The Heller Funeral Home in Schenevus is assisting the family.

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