Timothy Eugene Altis, 61
Timothy "Tim" Eugene Altis, 61, Knob Noster, MO, passed away November 2, 2014 at Research Medical Center after an acute illness. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO. Funeral service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, November 6, at Knob Noster High School Gymnasium, 504 Washington, Knob Noster, MO. He will be laid to rest at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 7, at Providence Cemetery, Cabool, Missouri.
Contributions may be made to Lions Club International, Local Chapter in memory of Tim Altis.
Mr. Altis was born December 17, 1952 in Kansas City, MO, son of Clifford and Rutha Altis. A graduate of Raytown High School and 1990 graduate of UCM, Magna Cum Laude, Tim worked in the electrician's trade over 20 years and in 1991 began a very successful history teaching career at Knob Noster High School, where he retired in 2013. A dedicated member and teacher in the Baptist church; an avid outdoorsman. Most importantly, Tim loved his family and knew how "to keep Christmas well.'
He was preceded in death by an infant sister Patricia, and his father Clifford E. Altis in 2013. Tim is survived by his mother Rutha Altis, his wife Sherry Altis, sons Daniel Preston Altis and Samuel Caleb Altis and wife Kaylan, and stepdaughter Jill M. Hill and husband Jay. Tim will be greatly missed by his loving pets, many students and friends.