Timothy K. Dirks, 67, of Lewes, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Renaissance Nursing Home in Millsboro.
Timothy was born in Lewes, son of the late Thomas E. and Lillian (Hughey) Dirks. Before his retirement, he worked in lawn maintenance. He enjoyed fishing, bingo and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Cropper Dirks in 1997; his sister, Isabella Mayfield; and brothers, Thomas Dirks and Michael Dirks. He is survived by three brothers, Hugo Dirks, Peter Dirks and Larry Dirks; three sisters, Rena Johnson, Clara Ebert and June Strohman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the extended family at Renaissance Nursing Home and the Dialysis Center of Rehoboth Beach for their sincere dedication to Tim through the years.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 13, at the Millsboro chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, where friends may call after 9 a.m. Burial will follow at Henlopen Memorial Park in Milton.
Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made in Timothy’s memory to the Lewes Fire Department Inc., P.O. Box 225, Lewes, DE 19958.