Sgt. Timothy's Story

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"Life isn't about the 9-5, its about the experience with your loved ones. That should always be the goal." - Timmy LeBar, Jr.

Sergeant Timothy Norman LeBar, Jr. went to be with the Lord suddenly May 2, 2017 at the very young age of 32 in Austin, Texas. Born June 21, 1984, he is survived by the wife he adored, Andrea LeBar. After meeting the love of his life at Fort Hood, Texas. just before his birthday in 2005, he married her on March 24, 2007. Together Timmy and Andrea have two beautiful children, Daniel, 10 and Alexandria, 8.

He is also survived by his parents, Timothy (Barbara) LeBar, Sr. of Lockport, NY, and Lois (Aaron) Bedford of Gasport, NY. Timmy was also survived by his siblings, Jennifer (Mark) Kauffman of Lockport, Christina LeBar of Lockport, Molly (David) Page of Newfane, Sarah (Christopher) Wachowski of Cheektowaga, Jonathan Bedford of Gasport, Jodi (Tyler Rodriguez) Bedford of Tonawanda, and Joshua Bedford of Gasport. Timmy held a very special place in his heart for his own two children, as well as his nieces and nephews, Michael (12) and Matthew (10) Page, Drew (12) and Brooke (9) Kauffman, Charlotte (6) and Noah (2) Wachowski, Christian Filby (5), and Aurora Schlamp (2); his mother and father-in-law, Judy and Roy Christian of Austin, Texas; aunt, Cassie, and uncle, Chuck Cipolla, of Lockport, NY; many cousins, friends, and the many people whose lives he touched is such a special way.

Timmy attended Lockport City Schools and graduated from Strayer University earning his bachelors in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. He joined the United States Army November 19, 2003 becoming a Sergeant and Black Hawk Crew Chief. He served two tours in Iraq in 2005-2006, he served as a Abrams Mechanic and in 2008-2009, as a Sergeant and Black Hawk Crew Chief. He retired from active duty August 10, 2014 and joined the Army Reserves. While remaining a Sergeant and Black Hawk Crew Chief in the United States Army Reserves, and was also an account manager at Office Depot. He and his beautiful wife started their family business, Farley's Inflatables, in August 2015.

Timmy's pride and joy was his family. He made it a point to never miss one of his children's events. He lived every day to its fullest and always had an infectious smile on his face. He played the drums, enjoyed hiking, kayaking, camping, being a den leader for his son Daniel's Cub Scouts, and spending time with his family. Recently his passion was teaching his wife and children to play hockey and 'Instilling the love of the game' in them. Most of all Timmy helped people, all people.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Beck Funeral Home in Round Rock, TX, followed by police escort to The Texas State Veterans Cemetery. He will receive full military honors. A memorial in Lockport will be planned at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please donate to support his wife and children. Visit GoFundMe.com and search "Help Tim LeBar's Family."
Published on May 4, 2017
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