Rome, Maine-Timothy Lee Brickett Jr., 39, passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 23. \r\n\r\nTim was born in Waterville, Maine on April 6, 1977, the son of Timothy Lee Brickett Sr. and Barbara Jane Brickett (Crowell). Tim graduated from Messalonskee High School in 1996.\r\n \r\nTim worked at the Thirsty Mule in Oakland and the Sunset Grille in Belgrade Lakes as a cook. Tim’s passions were cooking (and he was truly amazing at it), hard candy, being an outdoorsman, especially in the winter time, he loved to tinker, and most of all loved the Cowboys. He loved to make everyone smile. Tim had a big heart and his family was everything to him, and he took great pride in providing for them. \r\n\r\nTim was predeceased by his grandparents Edward and Amy Brickett and his grandfather Alan Crowell Sr. \r\n\r\nHe was survived by his loving wife Jessica Steele Brickett; their daughter Alexis Steele; his loving parents Tim and Barbara; mother in-law Liz Steele and her fiancé Brian Long; father in-law Nick Steele Jr; brothers, Carl Brickett and his wife Joyce, and his younger brother Ed and his wife Nina; sister in-law Lindsey Steele and her boyfriend Andrew Barnett; brother in-law Elijah Steele; nieces and nephews, Moriah, Kiara, Gage, and Bjorn Brickett; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Tim also leaves behind many of his lifelong friends, Eric Caswell, Steve Zambelli, Matt Borman, Chad Duplessis, Lars Johnson, Eric Sillanpaa, Vicki Michaud, and his other sisters from the Sunset Grille.\r\n \r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help with expenses @ gofundme.com Forever In Our Hearts. \r\n\r\nA funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 2 at 11 a.m. at Centerpoint Community Church, 155 West River Road, Waterville, Maine. A time of gathering will be held at the Oakland American Legion, 22 Church St., Oakland, Maine from 12:30 to 4 p.m.