Timothy B. Theakston, 65, of Newell, PA, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 12, 2021. He was born June 6, 1956, in Brownsville, to the late Irene (Emilo) Theakston and Donald B. Theakston. He is survived by his children, Jason (Carly) Theakston of Wickhaven; Joshua (Clare) Theakston of Monongahela; Marissa Dreucci of Newell; and Makenna Karpiak of Newell; and his four beloved grandchildren, Hannah, Lydia, Quinten, and Vivienne. Also surviving are his brother James Theakston and wife, Rebekah Albert, of Plum; sister-in-law Norma Theakston of Penn Township; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and mother; brother, Martin Theakston; sister, Marion Levering; brother-in-law, Jerry Levering; nephew, Jeffrey Theakston; and niece, Lorene Krawczewicz.
He was previously employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel (Allenport Plant), 88 Transit, and various trucking companies throughout his career and presently worked for Newell Borough, and was a member of Newell United Methodist Church, Newell Volunteer Fire Department, Newell Santa Barbara Club, among other organizations. He loved his kids and grandbabies and cherished spending time with them. He also enjoyed his Saturday nights at Tom and Vic’s and riding his motorcycles. Another fun past time of Tim’s was dressing up as Santa at Christmas-time to bring joy to children and adults alike.
Per Tim’s wishes, there will be no public service; arrangements were entrusted to Eley-McCrory Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Fayette City, PA, 15438. Please consider a donation in his memory to your favorite children’s charity or organization. Online condolences can be given at www.eleymccroryfuneralhome.com
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