Timothy A. Harty, “The Grill Master,” 48, of Plymouth died Saturday, Aug. 31 in Saint Joseph Health Systems of South Bend after a life long health condition.
Tim was born the son of Rollie Eugene Harty and Beverly Zehner Green on Nov. 14, 1970, at Plymouth. He has been a life long resident of the area and attended LaVille High School. He worked at Bomarko, Inc. in Plymouth as a waxer machine operator. Tim very much enjoyed time with family and friends. He loved his smoker and enjoyed providing his special smoked brisket, ribs and meatloaf to feed everyone. His hobbies included NASCAR, driver Jeff Gordon until he retired and then Martin Truex became his choice of driver. He also loved legos, gardening, movies (B movies) and was a fish tank enthusiast. His favorite dog, Baylee.
On March 13, 1993, Tim married the love of his life Susie Wilson-Kerr who survives along with his two daughters: Shelby Harty and Mariah Harty and fiancé Trevor Wentzel all of Plymouth, his mother Beverly Green of Plymouth and his grandmother Dorothy Zehner also of Plymouth. Other family include his brother Daniel and Cara Green of Hamlet, step-sisters include: Mandy and Mark Fowler of Elkhart, Vickey and Bruce Thompson of Mishawaka, Kathy and John Lentner of Mishawaka, Shelley and Phillip Marek of Walkerton and step-brothers: Robert Joe Green of Mishawaka and Scott and Gina Green of Walkerton. Special survivor his dog “Baylee”. Preceded in death was his father and Grandfather Carl Zehner.
The family held a memorial visitation at Deaton-Clemens VanGilder Funeral Home 300 W. Madison St. Plymouth, Friday Sept. 6 with the funeral service immediately following with Scott Kaser officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Pets Connect, Inc. P.O. Box 8104, South Bend, IN 46660.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Harty family