John Timothy McCaulay ’71

J. Timothy McCaulay, 66, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. He was the son of the late John McCaulay and Beth Ann Ball.

He was currently an Allen County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the 38th Judicial Circuit, Attorney for the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of Trustees, and Attorney for the Fort Wayne Professional Fire Fighters Union. He served as General Counsel for East Allen County Schools from 2002 to 2009, Corporation Counsel for the City of Fort Wayne from 1988 to 1999, Attorney for the Fort Wayne – Allen County Board of Health from 1981 to 1987, and as a Legal Analyst for the Indiana Governor’s Commission on Privacy from 1975 to 1976. He was a partner with the law firm of Helmke, Beams, Boyer & Wagner from 1977 to 2003.

He was a graduate of Davidson College Class of 1971,and Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, Class of 1975 J.D. (Cum Laude) and a Member, Board of Editors – Indiana Law Journal.

He was a member of Allen County and Indiana Bar Associations, the National District Attorneys Association, Master Member Emeritus and Past President of the Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court, and past President of Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association.

He served on several boards and commissions including Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation, The American Cancer Society, Headwaters Park Commission, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Fort Wayne Youtheatre, Southwood Park Community Association, and Foster Park Little League.

He was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church where he served two terms on the Church Council, was presently a member of the Trinity English Church Foundation Board, and was an usher for 38 years.

He was awarded Indiana District Ten Little League Hometown Hero and named to the Half-Century Team. He received the Fort Wayne Jaycees Distinguished Service Award in1984 and was made a Sagamore of the Wabash in 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon of Fort Wayne; son, Phillip (Sara) McCaulay of Chicago, Ill.; stepsons, Michael (Jennifer) Milholland and Mark Milholland both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Madeline McCaulay and Emily and Thomas Milholland; siblings, P. Michael (Eileen) McCaulay of Carmel, Ind., Marci (Robin Bartlett) McCaulay of Thornville, Ohio, Patricia L. McCaulay of Carmel, Ind., N. Anthony (Kim) McCaulay of Morgantown, Ind. and P. Martin (Francesca) McCaulay of Washington, D.C.; and eight nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, John McCaulay; and his first wife, Janet Olofson McCaulay.

Funeral Service is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Trinity English Lutheran Church, with visitation one hour prior from 12 to 1 p.m. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Preferred Memorials to Trinity English Lutheran Church or Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice Home, 5900 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, Ind.

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