Timothy Dean Horvath, 57, of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Sandusky, died of a heart attack Saturday, March 3, 2007, in Mesa General Hospital in Mesa, Ariz.
He was born April 23, 1949, to Alex and Dorothy (Eberly) Horvath. Tim was a 1967 graduate of Perkins High was a star athlete in football and wrestling. As a 1971 graduate of West Virginia University, he also excelled in football, including the honor of second string All-American. Tim loved football and cars. Upon deciding not to pursue his career with the Buffalo Bills, he returned to Sandusky and established Tim Horvath’s Body Shop which he owned and operated until moving to Arizona in 1995. Over the past few years Tim was able to spend time both in Ohio and Arizona.
Survivors include two daughters, Nicole (Randy) Brimhall of Mesa and Ashley Moore of Tiffin, Ohio; two granddaughters, Olivia Brimhall and Tannah Moore; mother, Dorothy (Toni) Horvath of Harlingen, Texas, and formerly of Sandusky; a sister, Candy Clark of Harlingen; a brother, Gary (Donna) Horvath of Aiken, S.C.; half brother, Mike Horvath formerly of Berlin Heights; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alex T. Horvath, in 1994.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, with visitation with the family to follow, at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 334 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.
Contributions will be accepted by the family in Tim’s memory at the memorial service or by Nicole Brimhall at 1052 S. Somerset, Mesa, AZ 85206.