LONDONDERRY - Cpl. Tyler J. Pimpis, U. S. Army, 22, of Londonderry, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Kileen, Texas, while stationed at Fort Hood.
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Tyler was born Aug. 9, 1991, in Derry, a son of Stephen J. Pimpis and Laurie A. Dawkins. He was raised and educated in Londonderry, and was a 2009 graduate of Londonderry High School, where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse and football teams.
Tyler joined the U.S. Army in January 2010, and served a combat deployment in Afghanistan in 2011 and 2012. Upon his return to the U.S., Tyler was stationed at Fort Hood in Texas.
He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time and will forever be remembered for his smile, which could charm anyone.
In addition to his parents of Londonderry, family members include a sister, Kaila Pimpis of Londonderry; a brother and his wife, Michael and Tiffany Pimpis of Westport, Mass.; his maternal grandmother Janet Dawkins of Plaistow; his paternal grandparents Jerome and Dorothy Pimpis of Manchester; two nephews, Noah and Lincoln, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
SERVICES: Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. A funeral service with military honors will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in the honor of Tyler Pimpis at woundedwarriorproject.org. To send a condolence or for more information, go to www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Peabody Funeral Home
290 Mammoth Road Londonderry, NH 03053
Published in Union Leader on Sept. 3, 2013