Timothy "Big Time" Howard Harding

1956 - 2012

Timothy "Big Time" Howard Harding, 56, of Fulton, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born March 7, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of the late Robert M. Harding and Nancy Jane (Leech) Harding. Tim was united in marriage to Deborah Harding on May 17, 2003, in Fulton. She survives at their home. Tim was a graduate of the Fulton High School class of 1974. He was employed at Ovid Bell Press. He enjoyed fishing, playing poker, and spending time with his friends. Tim loved spending time with his dogs, Nikki and Sammy. He found great joy in making sure his mother was well taken care of. Tim will live forever in the hearts of his family including his wife, Deborah; mother, Nancy; sons, Robert D. Harding and Clay Harding, both of Fulton; daughters, Angela Nordby and husband Chris of Olathe, Kan., Stephanie Crane and husband Brian of Holts Summit, and Tiffany Williams and husband Michael of Jefferson City; brothers, Steve Harding and wife Joni of Fulton, and Aaron Harding and wife Tracy of Denver, Colo.; sister, Jennifer Golden of Kansas City, Mo.; mother and father-in law, Homer and Joetta West of Holts Summit; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2012, at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of customary memorials, the family suggests donations be made in Tim's name to Missouri School for the Deaf, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences can be sent by visiting www.debofuneralhome.com.