Russell Timothy Bordeaux, age 78 passed away on Tuesday November 20, 2018. He was known by most as “Tim” or “Captain T”.
He was born in Wilmington, NC on October 1, 1940 to Alexander Russell Bordeaux and Dorothy Spooner Bordeaux Cunningham. Tim is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, William “Bill” Bradford Bordeaux, and his beloved step-father, Clifford “Tex” Lawrence Cunningham. Also remembered are his first wife and mother of his children, the late Aloma Jean Gudger Hardison and his second wife, the late Anita Beck Soles Bordeaux.
Tim is survived by his sons, Russell “Rusty” Clifford Bordeaux (Shanda) and Richard “Ricky” Timothy Bordeaux, both of Wilmington, NC, as well as a daughter, Heidi Jean Bordeaux Shilling of Round Rock, TX. Tim is survived by four grandchildren: Bailey Bordeaux, Bryce Bordeaux, Devin Bordeaux and Seanna Shilling. Tim is also survived by his sisters, Dorothy Geraldine Collins and Sandra Strickland Smith, both of Wilmington, NC.
Tim was a proud veteran of the US Army. For many years he was in the Marine industry and enjoyed his life on the water as a Charter Boat Captain.
Memorial services will be held 11 am Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Children’s Home Society of North Carolina www.chsnc.org/donate-today/
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