Timothy Small, Sr. was born on November 3, 1981, to Collins Small, Sr. and Odessa "Knox" Small in Gary, Indiana. Timothy was affectionately known as "Salt" to family and friends. Timothy graduated from Martin Luther King High School. He was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana. Timothy lived life on his own terms. The savvy cook who couldn't cook, but not from a lack of trying. He was a self-employed Jack of all trades. He enjoyed spending time with his family. His quick wit, and trash talking will be missed by many. To his family he was "Salt", the man you called when you needed help with anything. Timothy was most successful at being a devoted Dad. Fatherhood was always his top priority. He took pride in being a father to his son affectionately known as "Tim Tim" and uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Timothy's assignment here on earth ended October 23, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father, Collins Small, Sr.; grandparents, Rev. O.D. and Adella Knox, Henry and Flora Mae Small, and Dorothy Carter; two aunts, Grandia Faye Filmore, Mollie Jean Knox; two uncles, Clarence Knox, Jimmy Knox; and brother, Collins Small, Jr. Timothy leaves to cherish his memories: son, Timothy Small, Jr.; loving and devoted mother, Odessa Knox; devoted step-father, Earl Carter; loving sister, Tiffany (Nicholas) Dillon; god-brother, Quaylo (Keyona) Wade; five great-aunts, Ora Lee Smith, Thelma (Andrew) Bowden, Teeda Dillon, Eula Mae Pam, Willie Ella Williams; three aunts, Lilene (Jeffery) Knox, Brenda Martin, Willie Mae Blue; four uncles, Jim Filmore, Frank Martin, Drew Carter, Howard (Daisy) Carter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended relatives." THE FAMILY RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO PHOTOGRAPHY OR VIDEO BE TAKEN " Interment Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN.
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