Timothy Lee Cughan (exited stage right) Sunday (March 16) at 3:30 p.m. after a seven-day stay at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa, OK.
Tim was born June 5, 1956 in Rochester, NY. At the age of 23 1/2 months, he was adopted by Victor and Marjorie Cughan in May of 1958.
Later, when Tim was four years old, he chose his baby sister on June 16, 1960 and Victor and Marjorie adopted her.
Tim graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School in 1975. Upon graduating, Tim attended Oswego State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art and criminal justice.
He later moved to Tulsa, OK and attended Oral Roberts University to study biblical history.
It was later when working as a security officer that he met his wife, Ann Hoppe. Time and Ann were married July 10, 2001. At that time, they made their home in Deltona, Fla., where he continued his work as a security officer.
In December of 2013, Tim and Ann moved back to Tulsa. It was then that Tim began to have more health problems, first becoming blind then having a massive stroke that lead to his leaving us to be with Jesus.
Tim is predeceased in death by his parents, Victor and Marjorie Cughan, Onia and Betty Rosson, Melonie Kay Rosson, Steve Case, Wayne Rosson and Theresa Rosson.
Tim is survived by his wife, Ann Cughan at home; one sister, Victoria (Cughan) Merkley and husband John of Fulton, NY; stepchildren David Allen Hoppe and wife Bettie of Muskogee, Deanna Hoppe of Iowa and Tim Hoppe and wife Alisha of Dewey; one niece Eileen Griffin and husband Brian of Baldwinsville, NY; one nephew Eric Merkley and wife Amanda; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one God daugher Haley Putman of Bixby, OK; and a host of family and friends from New York to Florida and back to Oklahoma.
Family visitation was Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Smith Funeral Chapel, 1208 S. Main St., Sapulpa, OK. Funeral services were held Friday, March 21, 2014 at Westside FW Baptist Church, 1403 S. Cheyenne Road, Sapulpa, OK 74066.
Funeral services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, 1208 S. Main St., Sapulpa, OK.