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Timothy Wade Bales

May 18, 1966 ~ May 26, 2018 (age 52)
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Mr. Tim Bales

Thomson, GA- Mr. Timothy Wade “Tim” Bales, 52, of South Courtland Drive, Thomson, GA entered into rest May 26, 2018 at his residence.

Tim was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Georgia and a 1985 graduate of Thomson High School. Following high school Tim received a degree in welding from Augusta Technical College. He worked as a machinist and was a support and service technician with Georgia Iron Works with 28 years of service. Tim loved his family and enjoyed camping, cooking and hunting. He was looking forward to his unborn grandson, Lincoln Wade Tyree. Tim was a faithful and devoted member of Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 30 years, Lorrie Brooks Bales; daughter, Megan Tyree (Ian) of Augusta, GA; sons, Joshua Bales and Max Bales; parents, Larry and Melva Bales; brother, David Bales (Jackie); mother-in-law, Agnes Brooks (late, Max Brooks) all of Thomson, GA.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Lester Jenkins officiating. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Lowe, Rusty Finley, Sid Higdon, Pete Bolig, Winston Hogan and Steve Turner. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult II Sunday School Class of Second Baptist and Employees of Georgia Iron Works.

It is the family’s request that memorial contributions be made in memory of Tim Bales to Second Baptist Church, 1249 Earle Street, Thomson, GA 30824.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2018 at the funeral home.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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