CLINTON — Timothy “Timmy B” Barkhurst, 25, of Clinton, Iowa, formerly of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., died March 19, 2009, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A memorial service was held March 23 at Congdon Funeral Home, Zion, Ill.

Tim was born June 4, 1983, in Lake Forest, Ill., and graduated from Warren Township High School in 2001. He was employed most recently as a pipe fitter for Archer Daniels Midland in Clinton, Iowa. He formerly was an employee of the Public Works Center at Great Lakes, Ill., and NRE in Silvis, Ill. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Libertyville, Ill. Tim was a loving son and grandson. He enjoyed life.

Survivors include his mother, Linda Barkhurst of Winthrop Harbor, Ill.; father, Cornell M. Barkhurst of Iowa; one stepsister; one half sister; one half brother; grandmothers, Mary Hahn of Crete, Ill., and Patricia Barkhurst of Phoenix, Ariz.; and many cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Hahn and Ira Barkhurst.

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Death date: March 19, 2009