In loving memory of

Timothy Allen Hyink
July 26, 1959 - October 2, 2021

TIMOTHY ALLEN HYINK
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Timothy Allen Hyink, 62, of Muscatine, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.

Graveside Service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Drury-Reynolds Cemetery. Pastor Sharon Phillips will officiate. Military services will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Muscatine City Inc. A celebration of his life will be held from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the American Legion. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rosalin Hyink for Veterans. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online Condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Tim was born on July 26, 1959, in Muscatine, the son of Neil W. and Mary Jean Palmer Hyink. He married Rosalin M. King on December 12, 1982, in Muscatine.

He graduated from Muscatine High School in 1977 and went on to college.

Tim was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Desert Storm. He served in the Reserve Army Transportation Corp, retiring as a Major after 23 years. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #1565, American Legion Post #27, Reserve Officer Association, and Military Officers Association of America. He was proud to serve his country.

He worked at Hy-Vee, retiring as the night stock manager. He enjoyed carpentry work, hassling his wife, traveling, and riding motorcycles. He was a member of ABATE of Iowa.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalin Hyink; one son, Jonathan Hyink and wife, Megan; granddaughter, Aeryn Hyink; grandson, Zander Hyink; his mother, Jean Hyink; siblings, Jimmy Hyink and wife, Millie, and Sheila Chick and husband, Danny Jr.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack Cromer, Thelma Peterson, and Shorty Todd; and several nieces and nephews, all of Muscatine.

He is preceded in death by his father, Neil in 2017; niece, Karlee Chick; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, LeRoy W. and Eva L. King Sr.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Clinton Peterson Jr., Bob and Helen McGlaughlin, Eileen Todd, Nancy and Everett Reinier, Elizabeth Cromer, LeRoy King Jr. and Irene and Bill Peterson.

Tributes

Gale (Coppinger) Krise wrote on Oct 14, 2021:

"Rosie, I am so very sorry to hear of Tim's passing. I personally thank him for his service. My husband spent 22 years in the army. My family & I sent our thoughts & prayers to you & the entire family. We love you all! Sincerely, Gale (Coppinger) Krise & family."

virginia cooper wrote on Oct 4, 2021:

"What a genuinely nice guy. Polite, funny and always friendly. Thoughts and prayers go to his family. It was an honor to know him and thank him for his service. Virginia Cooper"

John Giovanazi wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"He was a great man. Always ready to help out anyway he could. Rest in Peace, Brother!"

Matthew Swanson wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"Tim, was always a very nice and very funny person and very easy to get along with im very deeply sorry to hear about his very sudden passing and my prayers go out to Rosie and the family and friends who knew him for years and years during this very difficult time. "

Helen Berry wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"Thoughts and prayers Blessings to all "

Tammie Ritz wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"sorry to hear about his passing as we were classmates...he was a great guy, funny, and trustworthy...my thoughts are with you in this time of sadness "

Marla Niffen wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"So sorry to hear. Tim was a good guy! Our prayers are with Tim and family. Jim & Marla Niffen"

Dyann Roby wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"May memories comfort your hearts. Blessings from Dave & Dyann Roby"

Mardell McConnaha wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"Jean and family, I am so sorry; please know you are in my prayers."

John and Ronna Thuman wrote on Oct 3, 2021:

"Thoughts and prayers to the family. "