Jeff Timmer’s son Mekbul Timmer was killed in an accident.
The teenage son of Republican Party leader Jeff Timmer and his wife Mattie died “unexpectedly”, according to a statement by The Lincoln Project.
He had just turned 18.
‘We are grieved by the untimely death of our youngest child. Everyone who knew Mekbul Timmer, a senior in high school, admired and loved him. Just adore your family, especially your children,’ the letter said.
A few hours later, Jeff’s wife Mattie issued the following statement: ‘The outpouring of love and sympathy we have received are providing us the moments of grace we need to manage this unimaginable pain.’
She continued, ‘We are grateful to everyone who has contacted us, no matter how little the gesture @jefftimmer.
The Lincoln Project announced the tragic news that Jeff Timmer’s teenage son has died.
The political activist’s youngest child, McCullough Timmer, was a high school student, Twitter tweeted.
Who Was Mekbul Timmer?
Mekbul Timmer was born to his father Jeff Timmer and his mother Mattie Timmer.
Jeff Timmer is a senior advisor to The Lincoln Project, a Republican Party activist group opposed to Donald Trump’s presidency.
According to his father’s Facebook profile, he is one of the founders of Republicans and Independents for Biden.
Timmer’s mother is a graduate of Michigan State University and the head of Two Rivers Public Relations, a political consultancy.
Timmer attended St. Patrick’s High School in Portland, Michigan. In August 2021, his mother published a photograph of him playing high school football.
Timmer and his family lived in Portland, Michigan, a city 25 miles northwest of Lansing.
Timmer leaves behind his parents and siblings Maggie, Mary, Joe, and Grace. His sister Maggie wrote on Facebook that his death was unexpected.
Twitter Paid Tribute To Mekbul On His Death
Mekbul Timmer, son of Jeff Timmer, died in the first week of March 2022, and tributes started pouring in on Twitter.
A few hours after the news was published, Jeff posted a message on his Twitter profile about his grief.
“Grief therapist urges me to engage in my usual activities for as long as I can tolerate. I’m about to burn the living daylights out of everyone and everything on this here Twitter app,” he tweeted.
Kabul has received several tributes in the comments, with one person close to him writing, “I am very happy:
‘I have been thinking of you, @MattieTimmer, and your entire family, and I will keep doing so. Let me know if you need anything, please. I can make a cup of coffee and accommodate particular dietary needs. I’m sending you my love and support.’
‘After my son died, a grief therapist was of immeasurable assistance to me. I hope you receive some relief.’ another person added.
‘I’m very sorry, Jeff,’ a third individual said. ‘I’m so sorry for you and your son.’