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“It seems as though an eternity has passed since we laid my brother to rest. Words cannot describe the hole that has been left in my heart. Since...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Bud Holiga - Springboro, OH

“I knew Tim as a boy and a young man, and he was good to know. My condolences to his family, especially the siblings who mourn his loss as the death...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“The Morton family is so sad and we know there's a hole in our world that can never be filled! No one can replace the personality and the heart of Tim...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Kendra and Tom Morton - OH

“Mary and kids, Tim was such a wonderful person and a dear friend. His mere presence brightened up one's day. I miss him deeply. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Mal Peaso - Dayton, OH - friend

“The world has lost a good man. My prayers are with your family and friends ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Caroline (Dee) Holt ( Kapeller) - TN

“So sorry to read about your brother, Bud and Kim. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Ellis - Springboro, OH

“I am so deeply saddened to hear of Tim's passing. I first met Tim in the 8th grade, we remained close friends all through high school and beyond. ...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Phil Hardison - Knoxville, TN

“Tim the Toolman had many friends out at WPAFB, including our group at the Library of Congress Motion Picture Laboratory and Vaults. We are very sorry...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ken Weissman - Culpeper, VA

“Will always love you Brother. Herb Phares ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I knew Tim from lodge. He always had a smile on his face. We played a little golf together too. I'll miss my friend. So very sorry for your loss....Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rick Bails - Noeth Lewisburg, OH

“Justin, So very sorry for the loss of your father. You have great family and friends, keep them close. Take this one day at a time. Celebrate his...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Newton - Bossier City, LA

“I am so very sorry for your loss. We love your family and have kept all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Your dad always had a smile on his face...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: - Kettering, OH - friend

“Tim no matter the hour would answer with the most helping and understanding voice. Never to big of a problem where his advice wouldn't bring it back...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Brian Brennan - Centerville, OH

“He Loved All And Befriended All. His Legacy Will Live Forever. -His Son, ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Justin Holiga - Hilliard, OH


HOLIGA, Timothy A. “Tim”, age 62, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle was called home September 9, 2017 while riding his motorcycle. Tim never met a stranger. He was born March 4, 1955 in Dayton, OH. A graduate of Fairmont East High School and Sinclair Community College, he lived an adventurous life. After Sinclair, Tim worked as a tool salesman and was known to many as “Tim the Toolman”. In later years he was able to spend time of always looking for an adventure or new project. His passions included golfing, fishing, music, and garage-sale hunting and collecting. He was a brother of the masons and active in the following Masonic organizations; Beavercreek Lodge 753 F&AM, New Carlisle Chapter 57 RAM, New Carlisle Council 143 R&SM, 3rd Arch Adjutant GCRSM, Nathaniel Greene Commandery 81 KT, Millennium Council 382 AMD, AASR Valley of Dayton, Solomon’s 7 Widows Sons, and his true passion was his family and friends. Preceded in death by his father, Ludomil Holiga and dear friend, Everett Recher. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Mary Stumpff-Holiga; sons, Justin Holiga (Denise), and Christopher Holiga (Jessica), and daughter, Laura Holiga. Granddaughters, Emma Holiga, Abigail Holiga, and Stella Holiga and a grandson to arrive in December. In addition mother, Aryetta Holiga; sister Carol Markland (Butch); brothers Bud Holiga (Kim), Tony Holiga, and David Holiga (Annette); nieces and nephews Theresa Markland, Carrie Jaster (Lance), Lisa Holiga, Andrew Berger, Tayler Holiga, Griffin Holiga, Joey Holiga, Lily Holiga, Cyndey Jaster, and Cammie Jaster. In addition numerous cousins and friends survive him. Family will greet friends from 3:00-8:00pm on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E Stroop Rd, Dayton, OH 45429 with Masonic Services starting at 3:00pm. Funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St Mary of the Assumption Church, 9579 Yankee Rd, Springboro, OH 45066. Burial in Woodland Cemetery following services. Reception to be held after at his brother, Bud’s. If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to Diabetic Kids Fund, P.O. Box 751538, Dayton, Ohio 45475 or Children’s Dyslexia Center Valley of Dayton, 525 W Riverview Ave, Dayton, OH 45405. Tim loved and cherished all of us and he now watches over all of us as our guardian angel. And now, as Tim would say, “love, love.”

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