A courageous dedicated soldier has fallen from the battlefield of life. He fought the good fight, he kept the faith, and he finished the race; now he receives the gift that has been laid before for him. On September 5, 2021, the almighty God in his infinite wisdom gently closed the book of life on our beloved Timothy Wayne Dendy, Jr. – lovingly referred to as "Timmy" and reclaimed him for the Kingdom of Heaven. Life began for Timmy in Richmond, VA on September 22, 1984. He was born to Mr. Timothy Wayne Dendy, Sr., and Ms. Felicia A. Lewis. Timmy was the eldest grandchild of the late Reverend Howard Lewis, Sr., and Nancy Lewis ("Nana"). Timmy was a 2001 graduate of the Job Corp, receiving a Degree in Culinary Arts, but his interests were vast. He was a certified Class A CDL driver. As a CDL driver, he was able to embrace his love of traveling and fuel his adventurous spirit. He was currently enrolled in Bronx Community College pursuing a degree in Business Marketing, with aspirations of working for the New York Stock Exchange. After enlisting in the U.S. Army in 2009 and serving honorably for 8 years, Timmy continued to protect and serve others as an armed security guard. Prior to his passing Timmy was providing security services for the 9/11 Memorial and the U.S. Stock Exchange located in New York City. Timmy was proceeded in death by his grandfathers, Reverend Howard Lewis Sr., and Mr. Willie "Bill" Dendy; his stepfather Mr. Harold K. Taylor; his uncle Mr. Willie Dendy; and his aunts Mrs. Consuela Watlington and Ms. Francine Dendy. Timmy leaves a legacy rooted in love, generosity, and compassion to be cherished by his parents Mr. Timothy W. Dendy, Sr., and Ms. Felicia A. Lewis; his brother Mr. Michael W. Dendy (Jennifer); his grandmothers Nancy Lewis and Julia Dendy, his aunts Ms. Dana Lutz and Mrs. Leona Adkins (Rodney); his uncles Mr. Howard Lewis, Jr., and Mr. Terrance Lewis (Sara); along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and numerous friends. Memorial Services will be held at Hooper Memorial Home, Inc. on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 11 a.m., visitation at 10:00 a.m. Mask are still required and necessary for services. www.hooperfuneral.com
Published by Patriot-News from Sep. 20 to Sep. 21, 2021.