Timothy Howard Farron, 76, of Tipp City, passed away on Nov 9. Born March 11, 1941 in East Syracuse, NY to Howard and Kathleen (Healy) Farron. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Jerome (San Francisco, CA), sister Nan Mader of Syracuse, NY, sister Margaret DaRin of East Syracuse, NY, brother Eugene of Cortland NY and father-in-law Jack Stevenson of Fairborn, OH.
Mr Farron graduated from East Syracuse High School, attended Syracuse University and the University of Dayton. He was a proud Air Force veteran stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB and Goose Bay, Labrador. He was employed for nearly 22 years as Manager of Credit & Collections at Hobart Corp., Troy, OH. In 1985 he began his career as a Realtor working Galbreath Realty and then Re/Max Professionals until 2006.
Tim was a very active member of the Tipp City Jaycees and served as local officer, District and Regional Directors, and Presidential Asst. to the Ohio Jaycees 49th President, Gary "Teddy Bear" Weaks. He won several local and state level "Speak Up" competitions which lead to his serving as a motivational speaker at many local Jaycee chapters across Ohio. His proudest moment was the receipt of his JCI Senator # 23230. He actively co-chaired campaigns to build a new water tower in Tipp City and along with his wife they won the battle to acquire toll free direct dialing from Tipp City to the Dayton and surrounding areas. He is an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Tipp City. He served on their RCIA ministry and could be found every month helping make casseroles and serving meals at the two Dayton homeless shelters.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carol Stevenson Farron and their son Scott (Tracy Powell) of Aurora, CO, brother in-law, Jim (Jill) Stevenson, Troy, OH and mother in-law, Helen Stevenson, Tipp City, OH along with many nieces and nephews in New York and California.
Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 753 S. Hyatt St. Tipp City, OH 45371; Fr. R. Marc Sherlock, Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Visitation, 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, November 13th at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH and half hour prior to the mass at the church on Tuesday. Contributions may be made in loving memory of Tim to Ohio's Hospice of Miami County 550 Summit Avenue, Suite 101, Troy, OH 45373 or St John The Baptist St Vincent Casserole Ministry 753 S. Hyatt St Tipp City, OH 45371. Online condolences can be expressed at www.fringsandbayliff.com