Timothy Cousins, 55, of Beloit, Wisconsin, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 in Beloit, Wisconsin.
Tim was born on February 14, 1963 in Beloit, the son of Rufus Howard and Sarah Ann (Chandler) Cousins. He graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1981 and then completed courses in automotive mechanics at JobCorps in Indianapolis, Indiana. Tim married Lisa Jean Barnes on April 8, 2001 in Beloit. He was employed as an automotive mechanic and detailer at Mecum Motors, and Finnegan RV Center. He was also employed at Pinnon Meats in Beloit and Flint Corporation in Janesville, Wisconsin.
Tim was a man of all trades who could fix anything and everything. He was always there to lend a helping hand. Tim enjoyed fishing with his kids and grandkids, camping, and spending time with his family and friends.
Tim is survived by his wife, Lisa Cousins of Beloit; children, Starkesha Barnes, Jasmine Barnes, Caneshia Barnes, Denzel Barnes, Coryaun Cousins, and Jyrell Cousins all of Beloit; grandchildren, James Ford III, Chance Coleman, Antonio Dawson Jr, and James Justin Parker; siblings, Lytonia (Robert) Floyd of Madison, Wisconsin, David Cousins, and Rufus Kreg Cousins both of Beloit; special cousins, Kevin Murph, Victor Murph, Anthony Murph, and William Haygood; sister-in-law, Carolyn Crane; special friends, Fred Brown, Rob Johnson, Eric Shipp, and Roger Davis; along with numerous other family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Tracey Cousins.
Funeral services are 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church, 1905 Mound Avenue, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511 with Reverend Bell officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Hansen-Gravitt Funeral Home, 424 Prospect Street, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511 is honored to be assisting the family. Online condolences can be shared at www.hansengravitt.com.