Tim was born November 6, 1963 to Howard Anthony “Jeep” and Marian Anita (Wallot) Doyle of Mt. Adams. He attended Purcell High School, graduating in 1982, played football and intermural sports, and was on the honor roll all four years. He also attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
Tim joined the United States Air Force after high school and served as a fireman. Airman Doyle then transferred to the United States Army. During November 1988, he completed Army Warrant Officer training at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Warrant Officer Doyle received the silver wings of an Army aviator after completion of the rotary wing aviation course during February 1990. He served eight years as a Cobra helicopter pilot (Banshee 28) with the Air Cavalry of the 101st Airborne .
After his honorable discharge, Tim purchased and operated Ogden’s Bar for three years.
Tim joined the Cincinnati Police Department January 5, 1997. Officer Doyle served in District 4 and in the Mounted Patrol and retired in June 2010.
He was predeceased by his father, Howard Doyle, and sister, Teresa Elder. Officer Doyle then joined the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit. Among his various activities, on September 5, 2014, local sheriff’s deputies and Great Parks rangers conducted a search and rescue for two men lost, dehydrated, and collapsed in a Whitewater wooded area. They were found and Deputy Doyle picked each one up separately and flew them to awaiting paramedics. Chief Pilot Doyle retired in 2018 with 31 years of service to his country, city, and county.
On July 5, 2022, he was at Fernbank Golf Course and suffered a fatal medical emergency at the age of 58.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Nancy K. (Meyer) Doyle; children, Ashley (Chris) Greer, Sarah (Kyle Seibert) Doyle, and Molli (Michael Thompson) Doyle; and grandchildren, Magnolia “Noli” Greer, Willa Doyle, Maleah Greer, and Selena Greer; mother, Marian Doyle; and siblings, Nancy (Rudy) Riesenbeck, Janet (Michael) Steins, and Chris Doyle.
Visitation will be held 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2022 at the Radel Funeral Home at 650 Neeb Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at St. Teresa of Avila at 1175 Overlook Avenue. Burial will follow at St. Joseph (New) Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: Purcell Marion High School, 2935 Hackberry Street, Cincinnati, OH 45206; James and Evelyn Meyer Scholarship Fund, Seton High School, 3901 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, OH; David C. Pavey Scholarship Fund, Elder High School, 3900 Vincent Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205; or Bayley Place, 990 Bayley Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45233.
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