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Timothy Whitmore

October 15, 1956 — February 28, 2024

South Boston, VA. and Preston, Idaho

Timothy Whitmore

Timothy Whitmore, age 67 of South Boston, VA. formerly from Preston, Idaho passed away February 28, 2024 in Preston, ID while visiting family.  He was born in Albuquerque, NM October 15, 1956, to Elmo and Stella Whitmore. He graduated from Los Alamos High School, NM and went to college in Denver, Co. 

Timothy was always a good natured, fun loving, kindhearted individual and was a fabulous father, grandfather, brother and friend to everyone.  

He leaves behind beloved wife, Laura of 32 years. Sons, Timothy Jr. & Michelle Whitmore of Virgilina, VA, Adam & Lynda Whitmore of South Boston VASam & ShyAnn Whitmore Richmond, UT.  

He also leaves behind 6 beautiful grandchildren and one precious Great granddaughter. Sisters Bonnie Dixon, Denise Barrett of Rio Rancho NM. Colleen Duncan [Robert] of Laguna Vista TX & stepbrother Robert Whitmore of Houston, TX 

 He was preceded his death are his parents Elmo John Whitmore Jr. (Jeanie) & Stella Myrtis Jones (Dewey), Elmo John Whitmore III and his stepsister, Suzi McNeil. 

He was born and raised in New Mexico. He moved to California for a short time, then moved to Preston with his first wife Melinda Hentrup.  During his adult life, Tim was a hard-working husband and provider.  He was an amazing fabricator, both in Plastics and Metals. He collected coins with his father and sons throughout the years. When the boys were growing up the family enjoyed many great days on the golf course. In the fall Hunting was a family passion. Tim still enjoyed hunting in Virginia with his sons, grandsons, and good family friends. Tim loved fishing, especially bass fishing on the reservoirs in Franklin County with family and friends. 

 Tim was a member of the Preston Lodge BPOE for 45 years, he spent the last 20 years devoted to helping the community through the lodge. He was a very passionate member of the Preston Lodge, even after moving to Virginia he kept his membership in Preston with his lifelong friends. Tim joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2010. He paid his tithing faithfully from the day he started attending meetings, he attended the temple with Laura, and they were sealed together for all eternity. At the time of his passing, he was a Sunday school teacher for the adults in the branch. He loves the Virginia branch where he resided, always looked forward to Sundays, and visiting with all the amazing members who welcomed us with open arms.  

A memorial with the Elks Lodge and graveside services will be at a later date. Sometime this coming July.  

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