Timothy Travis, Sr. of Partlow, Virginia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. surrounded by his loved ones.
Tim was born on December 27, 1950 to the late Jack Duane Travis and Euna June Travis. He was the third child of 6 children. He was a graduate of Montrose High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Euna Travis, and his brother Jack Travis, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 42 years Frances Elizabeth Travis, three sons, Jeffery Johnson (Tamasa), Timothy Travis, Jr. (Renee), Tyrone Travis (Shirley), two daughters, Tabitha Cole (Fred), and Tiffany Corbin (James); fifteen grandchildren: J’Na and Jeffery Johnson, Jr., Toni and Tori Cole, Marcus and Malachi Travis, James, Jordan, Jairus, Jonathan and Grace Corbin, Amiyah and Tyrone Travis, Jr., Cameron Harrison and Aaliyah Robertson; two great grandchildren, Ace and Ava Cole; four sisters, Terry Johnson (Marty), Judy Vedo (Paul), Amy Burke (Ken), Brenda McGehee (Harold), one brother Jeff Travis (Wanda); and a host of other relatives and many friends.
Tim moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended and completed Cosmetology school. He worked for Butin Paint Company as a delivery driver, worked as an apartment maintenance manager and painter. He was known to be a hard worker, oftentimes working multiple jobs. He was a master at his craft and eventually went into business for himself as a full time painter. Prior to his move to Virginia, Tim was chauffeur and treasurer for his church. As a teenager, he dedicated his life to God. He praised God relentlessly for all the blessings in his life.
He moved to Virginia in 1982. He said he was blessed with so many wonderful customers, and many became life long friends. Tim was unpretentious, extremely modest, straight forward, sincere, and humble. He had a strong faith that he shared and witnessed to family, friends, and strangers. He was a devoted and caring husband and father. He loved to plant flowers and vegetables and then watch them grow. Tim always had a project to complete at home and he always did it with a smile. Even with his many medical conditions he still managed to laugh and minister to others.
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