OBITUARY

Timothy Patrick Gaynor Sr.

January 24, 1944September 13, 2021
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SULPHUR - Timothy Patrick Gaynor Sr., 77, passed away on September 13, 2021. He was born on January 24, 1944 in Minneapolis, MN to his late parents, William Owen Gaynor and Martha Flippin.

Tim was raised in Chicago, IL and relocated to Sulphur, LA when he met the love of his life, Frankie Landry, in 1963. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, where he served in the Vietnam War as a Medic. Upon returning from the war he moved to Killeen, TX where he completed his military service and worked as a firefighter. Tim had a career in the oilfield which took his family around the world and back to Louisiana where he retired in 2004. He enjoyed listening to all types of music, spending time with Maggie & Mister, drinking coffee with his family, and tending to his yardwork. Tim was a compassionate caretaker that made an impact on the lives he touched and will be missed immensely.

Tim is survived by his three children, Tim Gaynor Jr. of Sulphur; Mikey (Desiree) Gaynor of Lake Charles; Diane Gaynor (James) Himel of Prairieville, LA; three grandchildren, Samantha Gaynor, Will Gaynor, Erin Himel; a host of extended family and friends in Louisiana; and his fur babies, Maggie & Mister.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Frances "Frankie" Landry Gaynor; his parents; his mother-in-law, Zelma "Bean" Landry; his father-in-law, Polie Landry; close family friend, "Uncle" Earl Rodrigue.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, September 20, 2021 in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home led by Celebrant, Jody Barrilleaux. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021 in the funeral home. Cremation will follow at a later date and private inurnment will be in Mimosa Pines South in Carlyss. Words of comfort and fond memories may be shared with the family at www.hixsonsulphurmemorial.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 19, 2021

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 20, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Monday, September 20, 2021

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Timothy Patrick Gaynor Sr.

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Anita Wetzel Buckland

September 17, 2021

We hadn't seen each other in years but still remember being together when we were young. You will be missed cousin. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Bussema

September 17, 2021

Tim I will miss being able to text you, we sure had fun growing up together, 4 H, square dancing, still think about the time you came to Illinois for a visit, you will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY