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Eugene Timothy McBratney (1941-2023)

Eugene Timothy “Tim” McBratney

Eugene Timothy McBratney, age 81, died peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2023, at the Coronado Retirement Village in Coronado, CA.

Tim, as he was known, was born on December 15, 1941, in Kansas City, KS, and was a Navy Veteran. He worked as an aircraft engineer for TWA and then on North Island Naval Base for 30 years. He had a wonderful knack for being mechanically skillful and restored classic cars in his free time. Some might know him as Rambler Tim around the island, as he often was seen in his 1962 Rambler, ‚ÄúRosie.‚ÄĚ

He is survived by his sister Terry Adamson, Clarksburg, WV; brother Dennis McBratney, Paola, KS, children Michelle, Dewittville, NY; Lisa, Aurora, CO; Shannon, Arvada, CO, and five grandchildren. Funeral service to be held at Miramar National Cemetery August 1, 2023, at 9:30 am.

Submitted by the family

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is happy to call Coronado home and to have raised her children here. In her free time she enjoys reading, exercising, trying new restaurants, and just walking her dog around the "island." Have news to share? Send tips or story ideas to: [email protected]

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