Timothy L. Cissner, of Greenville, Ohio (77)


Timothy Louis Cissner, age 77 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Sunday December 18, 2022, at his residence. He was born November 6, 1945 in Piqua, Ohio, son of the late Charles “Bud” Cissner and Doris (Nead) Cissner.

Tim is survived by his mother Doris Cissner of Piqua, Ohio: his wife, Catharine Huber of Greenville: his daughter Penelope Boggs of New Lebanon, Ohio: stepson John Hubbard of Greenville, Ohio: five grandchildren Jacob Daniel, Caleb Matthew, Katrina Lee, Ava Elizabeth and Grace Ellen Boggs all of New Lebanon: two sisters Teena Cissner, and Taffy Burch: one brother Todd and Diana Cissner, all of Piqua: one niece Nicole Cissner and Tony Tigner of Columbus, Ohio: brother and sister-in-law, William Frederick and Valerie Huber of Vienna, Virginia: and numerous nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews.

Tim is preceded in death by his father and brother-in-law Clifford Burch, all of Piqua Ohio.

Tim graduated from Piqua Central High School, Piqua Ohio. He received an AAS degree with Honors in Industrial Manufacturing Technology and a Certificate in Industrial Foremanship from Sinclair Community College, Dayton Ohio.

He served his country in the U.S. Army, Special Forces in Vietnam and was awarded The Bronze Star. After discharge, Tim was employed by Technology Incorporated, Dayton, Ohio as an electronics technician working throughout Southeast Asia.

For most of his working career, he was a machinist; modelmaker; jig and fixture designer and builder at Systems Research Laboratory and A.M.S.E.A.-Dayton LLC (formerly Gem City Engineering). Upon retirement from the tool and die trade, Tim worked for Lowe’s for 10 years in Greenville, Ohio.

Tim loved opera, classical music, gourmet meals, area nature parks and his cats. He enjoyed working in his flower gardens on a bright, sunny day, especially the rose gardens. He and his wife showed roses and other flora at the Great Darke County Fair in Greenville, Ohio, winning many ribbons and seven Rose of Royalty Awards. For years, Tim spent every Tuesday with his mother discussing politics and life in general. He smiled broadly and his eyes twinkled whenever he was with his daughter and grandchildren.

There will be no services per Tim’s wishes. Arrangements have been entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to EverHeart Hospice or the Darke County Humane Society, both of Greenville, Ohio.