|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1956|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 2006, Iraq|
Robert Timmann was killed in a Military helicopter crash in Iraq. He worked as a Medicaid-fraud investigator in Attorney General Charlie Crist's office for nearly six years. Before he and his family moved to Tallahassee, Timmann worked as a Martin County sheriff's deputy and detective sergeant from 1982 to 1999. In July, he began working for DynCorp International to train Iraqi police. Bob was serving on a one-year mission as an international police liaison officer training Iraqi police officers. For the preceding six years, he had been a law-enforcement investigator for the Florida Attorney General's Office in Tallahassee. After earning his bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Cortland, where he also played on the varsity football team, Bob completed advanced training in numerous criminal-justice and law-enforcement specializations throughout the country. Bob came to Tallahassee from Stuart, where he had served for 17 years as a detective sergeant and supervised special units with the Martin County Sheriff's Office. He was a certified instructor, expert witness and administrator in numerous law-enforcement fields. Bob also taught as an adjunct faculty member at the Indian River Community College Criminal Justice Training Institute in Fort Pierce. Additionally, Bob was a superior competitor in the Florida and International Law Enforcement Olympics, earning 12 Gold, eight Silver and three Bronze medals in discus and shot put competitions. Among many other honors, Bob was named Treasure Coast Police Officer of the Year and in 2004 received a Special Appreciation Award from the U.S. Attorney General's Office. He was a master Mason and member of Larson Lodge No. 361 in Tallahassee. A beloved father and husband devoted to spending time with family, he especially enjoyed traveling with them on trips to literary and historical sites throughout New England and the South. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Carolyn Barton Timmann, and his two children, Shannon Baldwin Timmann, 19, a student at the University of Florida, and Morgan Alexander Timmann, 15, a student at Chiles High School in Tallahassee. Other survivors include two brothers, John Charles "Jack" Timmann of Phoenixville, Pa., and David Wayne Timmann (and wife Jeanne) of Glenmoore, Pa.; two sisters-in-law, Luann Barton Justak (and husband John) of Sewalls Point and Jennifer C. Barton of Gainesville; his mother-in-law, Nancy L. Butler of Stuart; two nieces, Alexis H. Justak and Charlotte G. Justak, both of Sewalls Point; a nephew, Kiefer J. Timmann of Glenmoore. He was 49.
Culley's MeadowWood Memorial Park
Plot: Will be moved to Bonaventure in Savannah at a future date.
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Mar 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13712911
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Forever remembered and loved - you are a true hero in all ways.|
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You were an inspiration to every life you touched, and for that you will live on in our hearts and minds. Always missing you...|
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