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Tim Mow

September 15, 1961 — April 26, 2023

Timothy “Tim” Yet Ping Mow, 61, of Homerville, GA passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. He was born in Honolulu, HI to June Chong Mow of Pearl City, HI and the late Soon Chan “Chuck” Mow. He was a graduate of Pearl City High School. He served nine years in the Army earning the rank of Sergeant and was awarded the Army Service Ribbon, Expert Rifle Badge, Overseas Service Ribbon (twice), Army Lapel Button, Army Good Contact Medal (2nd Award), Driver and Mechanic Badge, Army Achievement Medal (4th Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon twice, and Multinational Force and Observers’ Medal for serving with NATO Forces in the Middle East. At the time of his passing, he was employed with Clinch Memorial Hospital in the Security Department. He served as a Patrol Officer with The City of Homerville Police Department for over 17 years prior to retiring as a Sergeant. He began his Law enforcement career as a Patrol Officer with the City of Blackshear Police Department. He has been employed with Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York City and Dyna Corp on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

In addition to his Mother he is survived by his wife of 31 years, Christine Whitley Mow of Homerville; two sons, John K. Mow of Houston, TX, Nathaniel K. Mow of Homerville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Doug Chee, Sharon and Brian Major all of Honolulu, Hi; brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Tina Mow of Los Angeles, CA.; nieces and nephews, Kayla Chee and Brett Orren, Lance Chee, Corey Major, Justin Major, and Kaylee Mow; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; father and mother-in-law, Carlos and Bonnie Whitley of Homerville; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Pilar Whitley, their children Carlos Joel, Yolisis, and AJ Whitley all of Richmond Hill, GA

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Cornerstone Baptist Church at 1 p.m.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 12 pm until 1 pm at the church.

Memorialization will be by cremation and later be laid to rest in at Punchbowl National Cemetery in Honolulu, HI.

Roundtree Funeral Home served the Mow family.

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