Uncle Timmy is gone. That is a hard thing to consider and I didn’t even know him as well as many others. Uncle Timmy was this larger than life person. This everlasting Uncle to everyone. You adopted him as soon as you met him and only realized what happened later.
Uncle Timmy was real life magic. He ran a convention where hundreds of strangers gathered to meet with like-minded individuals and left as family. He had an amazing ability to listen. If you had a question he would listen, pause for a moment and then provide an answer. He provided direction and a sense of support to even those of us who didn’t know him that well. If you were at Libertycon and ran into a problem, you could always go to Uncle Timmy. I never really had to, outside of directions, but I knew that I could if I needed to because Uncle Timmy told me so and he meant it.
Uncle Timmy you will be missed.
You’ve set sail for the Undying Lands
leaving the rest of us mortals behind
The gentle waves carry you onward
as we watch through blurring eyes
You have earned your peaceful rest
though we are left heavy hearted
Wise Uncle and keeper of magics
too soon have you departed
Such loving spark in a human soul
so caring, clever, and so kind
Too soon will it always be
to those who are left behind