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Timothy W. Dwight
August 1, 1954 ~ August 4, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Timothy W. Dwight (USAF, MSGT, RET.) 69, of Peru, passed away at 1:10 A.M., Friday, August 4, 2023, at Wesleyan Health Care Center, Marion. Tim was born in Bay Shore Long Island, NY on Aug. 1, 1954, the son of Warren and Elaine Bismarck Dwight. After high school, Tim enlisted in the USAF and retired with over 20 years of service to his country. Military decorations include Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendations Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Southwest Asia Service Medal and the Overseas Longevity Service Award. Tim later worked at Chrysler as an assembler in the transmission plant and retired after 20 years. He was a dedicated family man and devoted to God and country. Surviving is a son Tyler Dwight of Peru, grandchildren Oliver Dwight and Eirin Dwight, a brother Gregory (Angela) Dwight and a sister Emily Dwight. Tim was preceded in death by his parents and a son Jacob Dwight. A service celebrating the life of Timothy W. Dwight will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru, with Pastor Randy Smoot officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Miami County Military Rites Unit. Family and friends will gather from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M., Saturday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home to St. Charles Catholic Church.