Timmy Nowman Sr.

WILMINGTON—Timmy Layne Nowman Sr., “Buck,” 52 of Wilmington, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 surrounded by his family at home.
Born March 21, 1965 in Joliet, Timmy Layne was a son of Harold and Alberta (nee Williams) Nowman. He was raised and educated in Wilmington and went on to attend the Lincoln Tech Institute in Melrose Park. On May 5, 1990 Timmy married the love of his life, Robin Lee Fontaine at the First Apostolic Church of Northcrest. Timmy and Robin made their home in Wilmington where he worked as a mechanic, but was considered a jack of all trades. No job was too big or too small and he was always happy to help.
In his free time, Timmy loved spending time at the Coal City Area Club for family gatherings, playing with remote controlled devices and working on people’s cars. He was an animal lover and his favorite place was the Kankakee River. Timmy’s ultimate pride and joy was his family whom always came first.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, two children, Crystal (Devin) Cordle, of West Virginia and Timmy Layne (Kayla Decker) Nowman Jr., of Coal City; two grandchildren, Madison Buck-Nowman and Angelina Lamping, both of Coal City; three brothers: Harold Nowman Jr., of Crystal Lake; Danny (Sherry) Nowman, of Lockport and Bobby Nowman, of Wilmington; two sisters, Kathy (Jeff) DeBoard and Sandy (the late Mike) DeBoard, of Wilmington; mother-in-law, Marjorie Sonquist, of Wilmington; brothers and sisters-in-law: Renee (Jim) Naughton, of Wilmington; Caleb Hansen, of Wilmington; Randy (Sherrie) Fontaine, of Dwight and Richard (Terry) Fontaine, of New Hampshire, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Timmy was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and brother, Brian Allen Nowman.
Visitation and video tribute will be held Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Cremation rites will follow the services and Timmy will be laid to rest on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Timmy’s memorial page online by logging onto www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.
Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.