Tim passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Eve of 2016 at the age of 59. He was born in San Rafael, California on April 17, 1957. He was the second of six children. Tim and his family moved to Sonoma County in 1963, where they lived on a small farm in Sonoma. He was very active in 4-H and FFA throughout his school years. Tim loved animals and raised them well into his adulthood. He also loved fishing and camping. Tim was a painting contractor in the North Bay Area for 40+ years. He was very involved in Sonoma County Little League, as a parent, manager, and umpire. Tim was an avid fan of his favorite baseball team, the San Francisco Giants.
Tim is survived by his mother, Jean-Marie Heskett; brother, Michael McCoy (Angela); sister, Shannon Zito (Frank); sister, Kathleen Heskett; brother, Jack Heskett; brother, Patrick Heskett; wife, Terilyn Heskett; son, Dwaine McCoy (Amber); son, Dean McCoy (Kristen); son, Dana McCoy; son, Daniel Heskett; and stepson, Eric Dahl. Tim also leaves behind six grandchildren and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. located at Eggen & Lance Chapel; 1540 Mendocino Avenue in Santa Rosa, CA. Reception to follow immediately after the service at 2496 Placer Drive in Santa Rosa. Friends and family are encouraged to bring potluck-style food and beverages to share. Please call Michael McCoy at 707-235-3001 for more information. In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to: Westside Little League, PO Box 4808, Santa Rosa, CA, 95402 (website: http://www.wsllsr.com).