Timothy L. Abbey, age 56, of Brocton, N.Y., died unexpectedly on Thursday, August 14, 2014. He was born April 11, 1958 to the late Robert Abbey and Eleanor (Grimm) Abbey. Tim was a lifetime member of the NRA, a member of the Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club, Dunkirk Conservation Club and Deer Search of WNY.
He is survived by his life-time partner Carol Shel-don; his children: Tammy Deering of Jamestown, N.Y., Timothy Abbey (Amber) of Westfield, N.Y., Nicole Kaus (Harry) of Gowanda, N.Y., Lisa Sheldon (Kurt) of Brocton, N.Y., Amy Abbey (Michele) of Fredonia, N.Y., and Lindsey Sheldon (Patrick) of Dunkirk, N.Y.; his grandchildren: Keyla, Morgan, Allyssa, Alexis, An-drew, Madyson, Harry, Jr., and Hayden; sisters: Mary Lunday (Tom) of Mesquite, NV, Linda Blackeslee (Robert) of Lakeland, FL, Brenda Yager (Lou) of Eden, N.Y.; brothers: Kevin Abbey of South Dayton, N.Y. and Randy Abbey of Leon, N.Y. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
No prior visitation. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Gowanda Free Methodist Church, 149 W. Main Street, Gowanda, N.Y. at 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Bear Lake Rod & Gun Club or the Deer Search of WNY. Online condolences may be made at the funeral home website larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, Larson-Timko Funeral Home, 679-9000.