Timothy Lyn Blackmore
East Tawas, Michigan
December 24, 1958 - May 13, 2018
His family will welcome friends for visitation on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City.
Buresh Funeral Home ~ Tawas City
A military salute and honors ceremony will take place at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.
Timothy Lyn Blackmore, of East Tawas, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 13, 2018, age 59 years. Tim was born on December 24, 1958 in Traverse City to Dale and Emma Lou (Stricker) Blackmore Sr. He graduated from Tawas Area High School in the class of 1977 and then enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served our country from January 29, 1979 until his honorable discharge in August 2, 1985. Tim achieved the ranking of a Sergeant and was stationed during his service in the countries of Korea and Germany; and finally completing his assignment at Fort Bliss, Texas. After moving back home to Tawas, Tim went to work for the U.S. Gypsum Company. He was employed there for 12 years, and then had an opportunity for hire with the Iosco County Road Commission. Tim has currently been employed with the Iosco County Road Commission for nearly 20 years. He will be forever remembered for his passion for the outdoors enjoying hunting and fishing! He was an avid fan of both NASCAR and Detroit Tigers Baseball! He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Tim is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Anne Blackmore, to whom he married on July 24, 2004 in Tawas City. Tim is also survived by 4 children; Jeff (Nicole) Blackmore of Mason, Danielle (Christina) Stringer of Atlanta, Georgia, Zachary (Ashley) Stringer of Essexville, and Keenan Blackmore of Tawas City; 4 grandchildren, Hailey, Kason, Garrett, and Emmett; 1 brother; 2 sisters; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends. Tim is preceded in death by his parents Dale and Emma Blackmore Sr., a sister, Theresa Blackmore, and a niece Amber Finnell. His family will welcome friends for visitation on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City. A military salute and honors ceremony will take place at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Per his wishes, cremation will take place after the military service. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.