William Timothy “Timmy” Goldsmith, 59, of Swannanoa passed suddenly on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his home. Born December 17, 1958 in Habersham County, GA, he was a son of Walter Goldsmith Sr. and Martha Hollifield Goldsmith of Candler. Timmy was employed by Drexel Heritage for 21 years before seeking employment with Ingle’s for the last 17 years. Fishing was his passion as he would stay on the water for hours on end. He had a magnetic personality and was loved by many. He is preceded in death by a brother, Nathan Goldsmith. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his siblings: Walter M Goldsmith Jr. and his spouse, Judy, of Swannanoa, Gary Goldsmith of Arden, Sherry Carver of Asheville, David Goldsmith and his spouse, Gwendalin, of Candler, Russell Goldsmith and his spouse, Lisa, Spring Creek, and Michael Goldsmith and his spouse, Rhonda, of Marshall; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 25, 2018 in the chapel of Penland Family Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Haney officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 PM prior to the service. Condolences may be made to the family at www.ashevilleareaalternative.com.