Timothy Alan Soter, 61, of Newcomerstown, formally of Zanesville, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at home, surrounded by his family.

Tim, as he was called, was born Monday, Aug. 1, 1955 in Zanesville to the late John Soter Sr. and Faye "Stotts" Soter. He grew up in Zanesville. He graduated from West Muskingum High School and attended the Muskingum Vocational School and graduated from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He was a software engineer retired from Square D Company in Monroe, NC. He also worked for Cooper Power in Zanesville, NCR in Cambridge, and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Timothy enjoyed many things in life. The most important was spending time with his family. He loved traveling and camping in his Fifth Wheel. He enjoyed woodworking and restoring his home. He spent most of his time while retired on his farm.

He married Jane Ann 'Casteel' Soter Thursday, Nov. 28, 1974. He is also survived by one son, Timothy Alan Soter Jr. (Angie), and one daughter, Renee Ann Soter (Mitchell Owen Hinson), all of Monroe, NC; one grandson, Timothy Alan Soter III; two brothers, John Soter Jr. (Jeanine) of Zanesville, Mark Soter (Deb) of Newark, and sister-in-law Marilyn Soter of Zanesville. He is further survived by numerous other family and friends. He was preceded in death by one brother, Curtis Soter, and infant sister Judy.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com