SHELDON — Timothy Paul Vachon, age 45, died unexpectedly in a tragic accident on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.
He was born in Skowhegan, Maine on Oct. 10, 1970 the son of Monty and Annette (LeClair) Vachon.
Tim Graduated from BFA-St. Albans class of 1988 and attended Vermont Technical College. He then served in the United States Army. Tim worked many years in the field of construction and was an accomplished carpenter. In his youth he played hockey, baseball and enjoyed archery, hunting and fishing. He was an avid Boston Bruins and Red Sox fan. Tim loved playing the guitar, listening to music and sitting by the campfire. He was most at peace alone in the beautiful woods. He spent many falls and springs deer hunting and turkey hunting with his father who was his mentor.
He was a wonderful brother and generous friend. Among his best qualities was his fun loving, easy going personality and his sincere kindhearted nature. He could always make people laugh and help you remember what was most important in life. Timmy was a devoted dad and loved his children deeply.
He is survived by his parents, Monty and Annette of Franklin; his wife, Tiffany Vachon; his children, Timothy Jr., Shellianna, Khristianna and Abbey; his sister, Michele Bouchard, her husband, Brian and their sons, Dillon Bouchard his wife, Sierra, and their son, Daxton, and Kyle Bouchard; his sister, Kelly Derry her husband, Todd, and their children, Mikayla Messier, Jordan Messier, Jake Derry and Corey Derry; his maternal aunt, Peggy Lanctot and her husband Danny of Norridgewock, Maine; paternal uncle, Steve Vachon and his wife, Mary, of Skowhegan, Maine; his cousins, Dan Lanctot, Pike Lanctot ,Todd Vachon, Britt Connor and Celeste Prescott.
A time of visitation will be held Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls. A private memorial service and burial will be held at a later time.
For those who wish, contributions in Tim’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Animal Rescue, 30 Sunset Meadows, St. Albans, VT 05478.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Tim’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.