CAYCE – The family of Timothy “Kesay” Brist Shealy, Jr., 33, will receive friends and relatives from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday evening, March 9, 2006, at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Timothy “Kesay’s” wishes were that no formal funeral service be held and that his ashes be scattered at his most beloved places.
Memorials may be made to Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, SC.
Mr. Shealy died Monday, March 6, 2006. Born in Columbia, SC, October 29, 1972, he was a son of Timothy Brist, Sr. and Patricia Sue Gilleland Shealy. Timothy “Kesay” was a passionate outdoorsman who loved fishing and his beautiful Asheville, NC. He was strongly devoted to his friends and nature and loved his family deeply. Timothy “Kesay” treasured growing up and working at Shealy Sandwiches in Columbia which was founded by his grandfather.
Survivors are his father and mother, Tim Sr. and Pat Shealy of Cayce; his sister, Tara Shealy of Sunrise, FL; grandmother and step-grandfather, Dorothy Zenoni Smith and James Smith; great-grandmother, Roxie Heath; aunt, Gwen Tidwell and her daughters; uncles, John, Jr. and Terri Zenoni and family, and Master Gunnery Sgt. Gregory and Tonya Zenoni and family; numerous beloved aunts, uncles and cousins from both sides of his family; and his close friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Johnnie Zenoni, Brist Shealy, Ollie Heath and grandmother, Ora Riddle Shealy.