Timothy Francis Ball Obituary

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Timothy Francis Ball 

Born November 5, 1938 Died September 24th at the age of 83 with family at his side.

Predeceased by his son, Douglas, aged 8 in 1970.

Survived by his wife of 61 years, Marty, sons David, (Crystal). Grandchildren, Devon and Ainsley. Son Tim, (Leann), Step-grandaughter Carly, (Aaron Lo), and Step-great-grandchildren, Liam and Nash.

Tim came to Canada in 1957 at the age of 17. He worked in Toronto and Sudbury until 1960 when he joined the RCAF as an Aircrew Radio Operator. He was trained in Winnipeg, where he met Marty, who was a student nurse at St Boniface Hospital. They were married on June 5th, 1961. Tim became interested in the climate while being aircrew for Search and rescue in Winnipeg. Tim’s ears were damaged by the long hours of flying without ear protection, and was unable to fly anymore. He got out of the Airforce in September, 1968 and went to University full time. He got his BA Honours at the University of Winnipeg, (United College), his Masters (Climatology) at the University of Manitoba. He was hired as a lecturer at the University of Winnipeg in 1972 and completed his PhD, (Climatology) at Queen Mary College at the University of London, England.

Tim spent the better part of his career trying to convince the world that ‘Anthropogenic Global Warming’ was a man-made hoax. 

He fought lawsuits, hackings, lies and attacks, too numerous to mention.

He wanted to thank all those from around the world that contributed to his legal defence fund.

He was the most altruistic person we have ever known in our lifetime. A sense of humour unequaled. Generous to a fault.

Tim always said that his brain would never let him rest. “like stopping the car, but not being able to shut off the motor”.

Cremation was Tim’s request. There will be no public celebrations. No charitable donations and/or flowers, please. Have a glass of wine, and celebrate his life with your loved ones.

During this difficult time we ask that all communications be directed to: generalistjournal@gmail.com

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