Timothy Ray Lavender, age 56, of Albemarle, NC passed away on October 24, 2021 at Atrium Health – Cabarrus.
Timothy was born September 2, 1965 in Riverside, Ca to Harold and Betty Wagoner Lavender. His son, Justin Lavender and a brother, Butch Ozenbaugh, predeceased him.
Timothy is survived by his wife, Tamara Loomis Lavender and his daughters, Cassie Estrada and Brandi Lavender; sons, Brett Lavender and Nathan Riedell; sisters, Becky Wilson, Terri Fess, Kristy Busito, Sandy King, and Robin Yohanek. He also leaves behind his best canine friend, Pepper.
Timothy worked as a mechanic with Southern Pipe in New London, NC. He attended church at The Gathering in Albemarle. His knowledge of machinery also drove his love of cars. Tim’s other hobbies included fishing, guns, and being a master of the grill. In everything, he was a jokester with a tremendous sense of humor. Tim loved to explore and backroads with his wife every chance he got, just to see where it would go and he could not get over the beauty and all the greenery of North Carolina.
Tim’s family will hold a celebration of life ceremony at their home.