Timothy Paul Takas, 56, died on October 27, 2016. A memorial mass was held at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Wilmington, North Carolina on November 4th at 4:00pm.Tim was born in Fullerton, CA, grew up in Pascagoula, MS, and lived most of his life in North Carolina working as a polymer scientist. A graduate of Pascagoula High School with honors. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1985 with a Bachelor's in polymer chemistry. He was a life long member of the Knights of Columbus.Tim is survived by his three children, Cecelia (Dave) Takas Butts, Timothy Patrick Takas, and Rachel Elizabeth Takas; his mother, Helen Louise Takas; six brothers and sisters, Karen Takas, Kevin (Jaime) Takas, Terry (Shelly) Takas, Mary (Tim) Lee, Kate (Larry) Gargano, and Matthew Takas and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Stephen Takas.