In Loving Memory

Timothy Ray “Tim” Gronowski

December 31, 1944 - April 20, 2019


Timothy Ray Gronowski, 74, formerly of Crown Point, IN and a resident of Grand Bay, AL passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

Tim served four years in the US Air Force and retired from US Steel after 30 years.  In his free time, Tim loved doing woodworking projects, and if he wasn’t doing that you could usually find him in the woods hunting or on the water somewhere fishing.

Tim was preceded in death by his father, Ray Gronowski and his mother, Betty Gronowski.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lynda Gronowski; sons, Scott Gronowski (Sandee) and Geoff Gronowski (Maria); four grandchildren, Savannah, Sidney, Jake and Avery Gronowski; siblings, Pat Mackowiak (Frank), Sandy Wald-Clooten (Bob, Jamie Gronowski (Annie), Suzi Nelson, Rob Gronowski (Shannon) and Gary Gronowski (Tracy); along with nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

There will be a memorial visitation to celebrate Tim’s life on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, Alabama.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made online at  Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family.


  1. Brenda Hidalgo

    Our family loved Tim so much. He could fix anything. My husband Danny was not very handy. Tim would come and show my him how to do many things. We loved him and I will always have fond memories of our good times together with the Gronowski family . Rest In Peace dear friend.

  2. Larry Winkle

    Tim and I have been close friends for over 40 years. We worked together at USSteel for 30 years where everyone called him “Cowboy”. We deer hunted every year for more than 20 years in Indiana and Florida. I’ll truly miss my hunting buddy!

  3. Roger & Kim Hammer

    Thinking of you and your family❤🙏

  4. Tucker Wald family

    Want to tell you all what a huge loss this is for you all but in the walds world it was a big loss too. Remember uncle Timmy and our fishing trip. And the heart of gold he showed my wife and my girls was always so great. Timmy and family you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Larry Winkle

    Tim and I worked together at USSteel for 30 years where everyone called him “Cowboy”. He and I have been “deer” friends for over 40 years. We deer hunted every year for more than 20 years in Indiana and Florida. I’ll truly miss my hunting buddy!

  6. Brantley Turner

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    Sending prayers of comfort.

    • Michael LaRue

      Will miss you Tim.. Will always remember the laughs we had.. Thoughts and prayers to the family…

  7. Judith Stalbaum Vance

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss Linda. I did not know that you guys moved, have missed you. Both of you supported me and my family when we needed it and for that I am grateful. Had some good times and some sad times, will miss the laughter.

  8. Tyler Gronowski

    Sorry for your Loss Linda, Geoff, Scotty, and Grandkids. Uncle Timmy was a character and one of a kind. All around, an awesome dude. His legend in Beulah, WY will continue on. Too many good memories to list here but it was great hanging at the campfires down at the creek and eating the delicious sausage/venison steaks he always shared. Always looked up to him and love the “Timmyisms” God bless Uncle Tim, RIP. Looking forward to raising a glass this summer down at the creek with the crew. Wish I could be down in Mobile this week to celebrate his life with everyone. Especially that crawfish broil Geoff!

  9. Deborah Bridges

    Linda, I am saddened to hear of your loss.
    I hope this note finds you in good health.
    I still have fond memories of growing up with you in Southmore Park. Please feel free to contact me. Thoughts & prayers for you during this difficult time. Deborah McLaughlin


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