Timothy Richard Trail, 67, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at his home in Granbury, Texas.
Mr. Trail was born in Coral Gables, Fla., the son of the late Richard Wheeler and Eleanor Chappell Trail. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a graduate of Tarleton State University. Mr. Trail worked in the nuclear power industry for over 20 years. The different job titles he held were Quality Control Supervisor, Pre-Operational Testing Supervisor, and Licensing Engineering. After retiring from the nuclear power industry he became the owner of Commercial Maintenance Co. that built and remodeled retail stores in the Texas area. He later started the charity Bikes4Kids which repaired donated bikes and gave them to children in need. He loved kids and loved to teach them about the importance of education. He helped many children to apply and get financial assistance so that they could have the opportunity to go to college.
Mr. Trail was preceded in death by his sister, Christina Sizemore, of Miami Fla.
Survivors include his daughters, Katrina (Brian) DeRespiris, of Concord, Ohio, and Christy (Bradley) Varner, of Evensville; grandchildren, Hannah, Zachary and Carley DeRespiris and Noah, Nate and Ruby Varner; sisters Elizabeth Lawrence, of Longmont, Colo., Martha McClenaghan, of Jefferson, Ohio, and Catherine Swafford, of Spring City; and brothers, Mark Trail, of Tyrone, Ga., and Matthew Trail, of Spring City.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Pastor Keath Butt officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Spring City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service in Granbury, Texas will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Hood County Inc. P.O. Box 9, Granbury, Texas 76048.
Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Share condolences and memories of Timothy Trail at www.vaughn-funeral-home.com.