Timothy Liddle

Tim Mothers Day 2013-2 (1)Our beloved Tim passed away peacefully at home on April 4, 2014. He was 65 years old, lived a full life, and was loved by many. He will be dearly missed.

Tim is survived by his mother, Betty Liddle, sisters Lory Huck, Nancy Rasmussen, Sheila Metz, Jan Phillips, and his nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his father, the late Robert Liddle.

He was born in Spokane, Washington on October 13th, 1948.  He lived in Portland, Oregon and  Kirkland, Washington during his childhood years. He graduated from Lake Washington high school in 1967.  Tim - 1968Tim served 4 years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War as a Yeoman.  After returning from the service he was employed by NOAA.

He held a BA in English from the University of Washington and a Masters degree from City University.  His credentials included:  LMHC, CDP, and MAC.     Timgraduation

Tim found his passion as a treatment counselor and was a friend of Bill W.  He worked at Lakeside Milam Treatment center during the Eighties, and then branched off in several of his own businesses focusing on treatment, counseling, training, and consulting.  Lastly, he became the Senior Treatment Administrator of the Free By The Sea treatment center when it opened last year.

His friends attest that he helped hundreds of people during his long career and was loved by many.  fiveLiddles70sHis philosophy was living “One day at a Time…”

Tim loved life and was an avid golfer. One of his proudest accomplishments was that he shot a 64 at age 64!  He also loved his motorcycles and other toys.  He obtained his private pilot license and famtkgvg - Copyenjoyed flying as much as he could.

Tim loved his dog,  Mork,  who was by his side right to the end.

We will miss Tim dearly, but know he is with our Father up in heaven and as Tim would say “Golfing with Dad at Pebble Beach”.

Here’s to a great man we admired and loved dearly!

Services at Mt Tahoma National Cemetery 1pm, Fri April 18, 2014

9 Responses to “Timothy Liddle”

  • Paula Williams says:

    My sympathy and prayers are sent to the family,friends,loved ones,and those Tim touched in recovery. He was a good guy, I met Tim thru the rooms of AA and I am saddened to hear of his passing. He will be missed a man of service. Rest In Peace Tim

  • Ron Farstad says:

    I first met Tim in 1977 attending meetings together and again met him at Milams in 1987 as my counselor. I am proud to say I have 27 years after he had planted the seed a day at a time! I wish the best to the family…………….God bless Tim

  • Darlene Ballentine says:

    I met Tim Liddle in the room’s of AA in 2005. He was a true blessing to me. It was a honor to have met him.I loved his smile and his honesty. Prayers to family. GOD Bless.

  • Beth Dillard says:

    You are so very much missed. You could be a pain but I miss you and love you. Tim has and always will have a special place in my heart.

  • Don Thomas says:

    Tim’s presence will be missed in the Chemical Dependency field. Prayers and sympathy to family and friends. God Bless Tim.

  • john ross says:

    You will be so missed and know you are loved.

  • Diane Hall says:

    The many years I have known you as a friend, worked with you as a comrade, and watched you bloom and grow gave me great pleasure and earned my respect and admiration. My prayers go out to your family. You will be missed by all of us who knew you.

  • Jan Phillips says:

    Thank you all for your kind comments!

  • Melody "Patch" Young says:

    Dear Tim,

    Since our time together has come to an end, I just want you to know that I am sad that we didn’t make more time for more memories. Life goes by so very fast. The times we spent together – the many years riding, camping and going to meetings – will have carry us through until we meet again.

    To Tim’s family: Please know how much Tim was loved and will be missed.

    ~ Melody

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