On February 15, 2020, Timothy Southern passed away in his sleep at home. Tim graduated from North Carolina A&T in 1999. He worked in operations at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, VA, before moving to Oak Ridge, TN to work as a control room supervisor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He was especially known for his attention to making things more efficient. One of his favorite saying was KISS: "Keep It Simple, Stupid." Besides a hard worker, he is everything for his family, a dedicated husband and a caring father. Tim is survived by his wife, Ya and his children, Jacob, Owen, and Yealiya. He is also survived by his mother, Margaret and his sister, Amy.