NORTH HARTLAND — A celebration of life for Timothy C. Laundry, 55, who died Aug. 15, unexpectedly at a job site in Enfield, N.H. were held Aug. 19 at the Laundry Pond at Green Acres Farm in North Hartland. Graveside services were held Aug. 20 at the Valley Cemetery in Lebanon, N.H.
Tim was born on May 10, 1957, in Lancaster, N.H., the son of Fayette (Pat) and Joyce Laundry.
Tim grew up in Lebanon, N.H. and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1975.
Tim was married on July 4, 1976 to Rhonda Jenks of Windsor.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rhonda; a son, Cameron Mitchell; a daughter, Kara Mae Dyke and son-in-law Brandon Dyke, home care provider for Cody Seeley; and two grandchildren, Kayleigh Mae Dyke, and Jaxon Cleeson Dyke, all of whom he adored. He is also survived by three sisters, Deborah Morse of South Royalton, Rebecca Durso of Concord, N.H., and Patrice Tibbetts of South Royalton; and two brothers, Stephen Laundry of Macon, N.C. and Patrick laundry of Enfield; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and many close, personal friends.
He was predeceased by a foster brother, Gary Wentworth.
He enjoyed and owned 10 HD motorcycles. He was a passionate fan of all New England sports, especially the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox, and an avid fan of the Castleton State College Spartans, where his son Cam plays football. He loved his Shiloh Shepherd dogs and working with heavy equipment like his Caterpillar skid steer where he was like a boy with Tonka trucks but an artist wit the machine. Tim was proud of the stripes he made mowing with his Kubota zero-turn mower.
Tim coached peewee and little league. His favorite pastime was spending time with his friends and family at the pond. He was self-employed but previously worked for his father at Pat Laundry and Sons Trucking in Lebanon, the William Tally House in White River Junction, Decato Brothers Trucking, Lebanon Crushed Stone dump trucking, Lemax Farm in North Hartland, where in 993, he purchased Green Acres Farm and lived throughout the rest of his life.
Memorial donations can be made to the Castleton Spartans Gridiron Club, c/o Campus Center Mail Room, Castleton State College, Castleton, 05735.
An expression of sympathy can be shared with the family through an online guest book visiting www.rickerfuneralhome.com
This obituary first appeared in the August 30, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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