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Welcome to Tim's CaringBridge website. So many of you have called, texted, emailed as well as visited us that we wanted to create a site that can be a central location for accurate, current information to keep you informed. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.
As many of you already know, Tim suffered a severe stroke, a day or so before Christmas, while climbing off a ladder at work. As a result of the stroke, he lost his balance and fell, suffering lacerations to his hands (when he tried to catch himself) as well as to the back of the head. Initially, they did not suspect a stroke, but realized that was the problem shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The family was initially informed that Tim's stroke was likely fatal, and that if he did survive, that he would not be able to breath on his own, move on his own, and would likely be confined to a bed. We were devastated. Fud and I (Marcus) flew to Dallas believing we were coming to say goodbye to Tim and make the appropriate arrangements. However, a couple of days after the stroke, at a request to lift his left leg, then his right leg, he was able to do so. He was also