Timothy E. Rath, 59, of Mountain Grove, Missouri, formerly of Viola, Illinois, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015 in Rolla, Missouri. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 2, 2015 at Mount Vernon Cemetery, North Henderson, Illinois. Friends and family may gather at the Sherrard Fire Station following services. There is no visitation. A memorial fund will be established. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born May 7, 1956 in Rock Island, Illinois to William and Georgia Kelty Rath Sr. He attended Winola schools.
Timothy was a carpenter and enjoyed his grandchildren.
He is survived by one son, Timothy Rath of Coyne Center, IL; one daughter, Andrea Rath of Mountain Grove, MO; 5 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Richard (Paula) Rath of Sherrard, IL; Michael (Sandra) Rath of Moore, OK; William (Sheryl) Rath Jr. of Gilchrist; special friend, Darlene Lee, several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Kim Dilts.
Monday, November 2nd, 2015, 1:30pm, Mount Vernon Cemetery