Native obituary: William Timson, 29, Northeastern grad, outdoorsman, and new father

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William “Billy” Ross Timson died on July 25, 2023.

William Timson.
William Timson. – by way of Alexander F. Thomas & Sons Funeral Dwelling

It’s with a profound sense of loss and disappointment that we announce the dying of William “Billy” Ross Timson on July 25, 2023 after 29 years of dwelling life to the fullest, even within the face of a mind most cancers prognosis 4 years in the past. 

Billy unfold pleasure to these round him whereas excelling on the ventures he tried for himself, his household, and his mates. These fortunate sufficient to have his wave of affection, enthusiasm, and good intentions wash over them have been blessed, as a result of he made their lives extra full and extra enjoyable.

A graduate of Xaverian Brothers Excessive Faculty and Northeastern College, Billy used his diploma in Chemical Engineering and his eager mind to fight local weather change at Ambri, serving to to design grid-scale inexperienced vitality batteries. He was really modern and submitted two US patents with Ambri whereas having the chance to mentor many all through the method.

Husband, father, son, brother, cousin, nephew, grandchild, good friend, teammate, and co-worker, he shone in each position due to his fun-loving, adventurous nature and affected person, real kindness. He died a contented man, having discovered his real love, soul mate, and journey spouse Dana, whom he married on a snow-dusted Pocasset jetty on a balmy 28 diploma winter day. He had additionally just lately grow to be a father and loved spending time together with his treasured son Owen, pushing him within the swing, watching vehicles go by, and educating him that the world is extra enjoyable whenever you’re the wrong way up. If love may treatment him, he would have superhuman energy with the outpouring of assist he obtained in response to the information of his tumor’s accelerated progress.

Billy was an avid outdoorsman and mountaineer, scaling most of the 4K mountains in NH and backpacking trails from coast to coast, together with exploring 24 nationwide parks and nearly all of the John Muir Path. He beloved ice hockey from an early age and continued taking part in all through his remedies, even scoring six targets in his first sport again from surgical procedure. Loving winter and summer season actions equally, he wakeboarded one final time in a wetsuit this previous Might after transitioning to hospice care. He was a cross-trainer and health fanatic, accomplished a number of Spartan and Powerful Mudders, and started coaching in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu this previous October. He maintained his meditation and exercise routines all through his many remedies, path working incessantly together with his journey canine Andie and practising yoga for the final time seven days earlier than he handed. A music lover, he taught himself guitar and sometimes sang lovely duets with Dana and his longtime good friend James, a lot to the delight of his household and mates. He approached everything of his life with the identical ardour and curiosity with which he approached his actions – at all times trying to study extra in regards to the world.

He’s survived by his tremendous star spouse and greatest good friend, Dana, his beloved son Owen Dominic of Walpole, MA; his cherished mother and father Beth and Chris of Pocasset, MA; his loving siblings Rebecca and Michael, and lots of adoring cousins, aunts, uncles, and in-laws. A wake will likely be held at Alexander F. Thomas & Sons Funeral Dwelling, 45 Frequent Road, Walpole, MA on August 9 from 4-8pm and a funeral mass will likely be celebrated Thursday, August 10 at 11am at St. Timothy’s Church in Norwood, MA. In lieu of flowers, please donate to both the Nationwide Park Basis at or the Hsu Household Charitable Fund for Mind Most cancers Analysis at

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