In Memory

Tim G VanWormer

Tim G VanWormer

      Tim G. VanWormer

Tim passed away on October 30, 2021 at his home in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was a native of Battle Creek and lived in the area most of his life. Tim married Linda Sue Whiteside in 1969 and Kathleen Miller in 1972. In 2000, he married Bobbie Joe Healy, to whom he was married when he passed away. In 1965, Tim enlisted in the United States Army. He was in the 25th Infantry from 1965 to 1971 and was in Vietnam from March of 1967 until September 1968, where he received the Army Commendation Medal. He also graduated from the Police Academy and served as an Emmett Township Public Safety Officer from 1984 to 1987. Tim was a volunteer and fulltime firefighter for Emmett Township from1973-1984. He was also on the Emmett Rescue Squad for several years. He served on Newton Township Fire Department for 22 years; in part as a Lieutenant. He served on Leroy Township Fire Department for nineteen years. Tim also worked at Eaton for ten years and retired from Denso after twenty-five years of service. He loved to work on cars and mopeds; he was a member of the “Wild Piglets” moped club. Tim enjoyed fishing, camping, watching football, and spending time with family and friends. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 565 since 1969 and served in various positions and was the current Commander. Tim will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his wife, Bobbie Jo, survivors included six children: Terry Fox, James Yepez, Michele Marshall, Jake VanWormer, Eileen Miller, and Aimee Bennett; three step children: Sheryl Wages, Joanna Weller, and Savanna Hoffman; three step brothers: Roger Munyon, Mark Munyon, and Kevin VanWormer; two step sisters: Carla VanWormer-Ram and Vonnie VanWormer; fifteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and former wife Kathleen. In addition to his parents, Tim was preceded in death by his step mother: Natalie VanWormer; one sister: Penny Burton; and his former wife Linda.

Information from Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, Battle Creek, Michigan online on November 3, 2021(;; and

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11/04/21 08:30 AM #1    

Thomas Lusk

My condolences to family and close friends.  Tim certainly lived a full life, may he Rest in peace.


11/04/21 09:48 AM #2    

William Hubbart

Rest in Peace Tim, you wil always be remembered as the servant you are, may God bless your family and surround them with God's love at this great time of loss!

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