Timothy J. Sherwood, 66, formerly of Connersville, IN, passed away on May 14th, 2021 in New Albany, IN, where he had been a recent patient at Baptist Floyd Hospital. He was born November 22nd, 1954 to Henry and Relda Darrell Sherwood, all of Connersville, IN.
He attended Connersville High School and worked as a diesel jockey for several years and then joined the Ford Motor Company. He retired from Roots Blower after three decades, where he was employed as a CNC Machinist.
He was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church in Connersville. Tim was a member of the AmVets of New Albany, Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge, of Connersville, and was a Freemason of Liberty Lodge 58. He enjoyed boating, golf, bowling, and travelling. He traveled to many places, including Bermuda, Mexico, Florida, and Canada. In 2010, he won a motorcycle in a poker run for Riley Children’s Hospital and for the next several years he participated in biker’s events and rallies until his health began to fail. He also played pool and competed in various tournaments throughout the years. Tim loved to cook, especially for his family and friends, and was known for grilling one of the best seasoned steaks around. Tim could also be found working in his garden and taking care of his yard.
He is survived by two sons, Timothy J. (Tina) Sherwood, of Shelbyville, IN, and David (Julia Madden) Sherwood, of Connersville, IN; his daughter, Angela K. (Steve) Dennis, of Harrisburg, IN, and his stepdaughter, Michele Hodges, of Jeffersonville IN; his siblings, Steve Sherwood, Chris (Kimberly) Sherwood, Jeff (Leora) Sherwood, and Cathy Wilson; nine grandchildren, TJ, Colten, Carson, Abigail, Ricky, Brittney, Chelsea, MacKaila, and Zane, and two great grandchildren, Zander and Ernie, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Relda Darrell Sherwood; one brother, Danny Sherwood, and one granddaughter, Samantha Sherwood, and the family golden retriever that everyone loved, Dreyfus.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, Connersville. The funeral service will begin at 11:00am on Friday, at the funeral home, with Pastor John Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery, Raleigh, Indiana. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.