Obituary of Timothy Stark
Timothy Dale Stark, 66, of Essexville, our kind, gentle, loving, and most thoughtful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at his home. Tim was born in Saginaw on July 24, 1953, the son of the late Irvin and Pearl (Markhart) Stark. He graduated from Bay City Central and proudly went on to serve in the U.S. Navy. While on a blind date on New Year’s Eve in 1987, Tim happened to meet the former Peggy Misener. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on July 8, 1989. After 43 years of service, Tim retired from Scientific Brake, where he was a diesel mechanic. Those who knew Tim will forever remember his love of his Goldwing Motorcycle, camping at River Valley in Gladwin, and playing Skipbo and Euchre. He will be deeply missed, yet lovingly remembered for generations to come. Tim leaves to carry on his legacy, his wife of 30 years, Peggy; children, Sarah Killips (Scott), Nathan Stark (Nicole), Kimberly Johnson, and Jodi Trapp (Joe); 17 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, brothers, Mike Stark (Nancy), Robin Stark (Kelly), Darrell Stark (Terri), along with many nieces, nephews, and countless friends. In addition to his parents, Tim was welcomed home to heaven by his sister, Kathy Yuncker; mother-in-law, Tudie Chevalier, and sister-in-law, Sharon Bublitz. Tim’s family will be present to receive visitors on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 4:00 PM until Tim’s 7:00 PM Life Celebration at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 955 N. Pine Rd., Hampton Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the wishes of the family, c/o Peggy Stark. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.