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“Never had the honor to serve in the US Navy with Timothy but was fortunate enough to share his last working years with him as a Boiler Inspector at...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: James Bush - Bolingbrook, IL

“Great friend and shipmate he was king of the acey deucy game I'll miss him ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: David Nekola - Fox Lake, IL

“Tim yesterday we were shipmates on the Kincaid today you are with the Supreme Commander, carry out your orders. Carl Maggio ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Carl Maggio - Charleston, SC

“Bev and Tim family, so sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you all.he was a great man will miss is yearly visit hugs to all ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Rosemary Turcotte - Trenton, ND

“Bev Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and Tims Family. We hopeYou find comfort in knowing that He is at peace. Tim was Very SpecialTo both of us. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Dan and Julie Primeau - MI

“It was with great sadness I noted the passing of Sr. Chief Woolums. Although we never served together, we were, and always will be, shipmates. RIP...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Bill Bigham - Markle, IN

“My condolences to the entire Woolums family and Bevery.i am honored to have met and known Tim, if only briefly. I don't think I've ever met anyone,...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Lynda Parker - Loudon, TN

“ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: KEISTON HOLLOWAY - VINCENNES, IN

“Tim is now in the Hands of the Lord & with his wife Diane & son John, Payers to his familyThis is also from my Brother Dick Newton who Tim was...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Sandi Wanek - Charlotte, NC

“I will miss Uncle Timmy so much. He helped me thru when I lost my son Callahan. So much loss of wisdom,knowledge and a caring and selfless person. I...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Charles Woolums - Gaston, IN

“Everyone, I am deeply sorry for your loss in the PASSING of your Father and I am Praying for your families. I love you all. Uncle TIM was loved by...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Rebecca Devers - Anderson, IN

“Everyone, I am deeply sorry for your loss in the PASSING of your Father and I am Praying for your families. I love you all. Uncle TIM was loved by...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Rebecca Devers - Anderson, IN

“Sincere condolences to Tim's family. I served with Tim aboard the USS White River, and would spend time visiting with him at our reunions. We'd talk...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Wayne Ringate - Saint Michael, MN

“So sorry for your loss. Friends of Mike and Shirley Como. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Bill and Barb McConnell - FL

“Sorry for your loss. Tim was a wonderful man, it was a pleasure getting to know him, and the happiness that he bought to Bev. He will be missed...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Karla/ John Kahlhamer - WI


Timothy Richard Woolums Sr., 74, passed away March 12, 2019. He was born on March 30, 1944, in New Castle, IN, the son of the late Red and Margaret Woolums.
Timothy retired from the US Navy in 1982 after 21 years of distinguished and honorable service. Timothy served on the USS White River, USS Norfolk, USS Kinkaid, and taught Gas Turbine Tech School at Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill. He also served on multiple tours to Vietnam.
He went on to retire from FM Global in 2006 as the Chief Engineer Inspector after 15 years of service.
Timothy was a member of Leo Masonic Lodge #224 PM, York Rite Fort Wayne, Mizpah Shrine Fort Wayne, Scottish Rite, American Legion Post 47, VFW Leo Lodge, and Moose Lodge New Haven.
Timothy is survived by his children; Timothy Woolums Jr., Kevin Wayne (Margaret) Woolums, Michelle (David) Eck, and John Charles (Amanda) Woolums Jr.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, John Woolums; sister, Mary Lou Poore; and his longtime companion, Beverly Jewson. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
Funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, March 18, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Funeral home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 with visitation one hour prior.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diana Woolums; and son, John "Chuck" Woolums Sr.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 6 pm on Sunday, March 17, 2019 also at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Jefferson Cemetery in Upland, IN where he will be laid to rest next to his wife and son.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
To leave online condolences visit www.domccombandsons.com