Atkins, Timothy James, 73 of Plantation passed away after a long battle with cancer on May 27, 2022. Beloved husband of Maureen and dear father of Thomas (Ariadna), Jeffrey, and Ryan. Loving Grandpa to Tyler. He was preceded in death by his father Robert and mother Dorothy and is survived by his brother Tom (Lyn). Tim grew up near Detroit and spent his summers at the family cottage on Lake Erie in Canada. He had a great sense of humor and loved nothing better than spending time with his family. He was a gentle, kind, and faith-filled man who will be greatly missed. Memorial visitation Friday 5-7 p.m. at T.M. Ralph Funeral Home, 371 N.W. 136th Street, Sunrise, FL. Funeral Mass Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, 200 N. University, Plantation, FL. Memorial contributions may be made to The Autism Society of America (autismsociety.org).