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Timothy W. Fullenkamp, 60, Batesville, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati.. Born Aug. 2, 1955, in Batesville, he was the son of Viola (Vierling) and Eugene Fullenkamp. He married Kathleen Yorn May 15, 1976, at St. Louis Catholic Church, Batesville. Tim was a member of St. Louis Church and Batesville Lumbermen Vintage Baseball team. He worked for Hillenbrand Industries for over 40 years and was most recently the guest relations scheduling coordinator at Batesville Casket Co. for the past eight years.. Family was very important to Tim. He always took the time to let his kids and grandchildren know how proud he was of them and never missed a school or sporting event that they were involved in. Over the years, Tim enjoyed coaching his daughter Rachel’s CYO volleyball team and was a coach and umpire for Little League Baseball. He enjoyed going on family vacations with Kathy and the kids, with Myrtle Beach and Disney World among his favorites. Tim enjoyed Fantasy Football and was looking forward to this year's draft.. One of Tim's favorite passions was golf. He loved to play, especially with his retired golfing buddies. In April, he attended The Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia, and met legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus. He also attended The Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio, this past June. In 2008, Tim became a founding member of the Batesville Lumbermen's Vintage Baseball team. He played first base and was given the nickname "Sparky." This past year when he could no longer play, he took on the task of being their scorekeeper and coach.. He is survived by his wife Kathy; daughters and sons-in-law Emily and Josh Bower, Batesville, and Rachel and Logan Rose, Cincinnati; son Matthew Fullenkamp and his fiancée Shannon Roell, Oldenburg; grandchildren Ella and Evan Bower and Kelsey and Trenton Roell; mother Viola Fullenkamp, Batesville; sisters Pam (Ski) Gerdowsky and Becky (John) Quick, Batesville, and Kathy (Gene) Rosemeyer, Sunman; brothers Terry, Sacramento, California, Randy (Irene), Oldenburg, Jay (Linda), Sunman, and David (Patti), Batesville.. He was preceded in death by his father Eugene.. Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, from 4-8 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Louis Church with the Rev. Stan Pondo officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Phi Beta Psi Sorority Cancer Research.
Published on  September 9, 2015
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