Timothy Wayne Whitt

Published 8:49 am Saturday, May 30, 2009

Name: Timothy Wayne Whitt

Age: 51

Occupation and title: Lieutenant for Franklin Police Department

Spouse’s name: Cathy

Children’s names and ages: Brian, 18

If I could change my name, I’d make it: I like my name

Pet I’d like to own: My dog, Japanese Chin

People say I look like: My brother, Richard

Favorite movie of all time: “Forrest Gump”

TV show I never miss: “That 70’s Show”

The secret to happiness is: Be satisfied with what God has given you; there are those that have less.

I wish I knew how to: Cure cancer

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: You don’t want to hear me sing.

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Crab legs, fried chicken and mac and cheese

Three words that best describe me: Honest, dedicated and easygoing

One superpower I wish I had: X-ray vision

Book currently on my nightstand: “The Last American Man”

My proudest achievement: It was not my achievement — It was because of my son’s academic achievement that I was most proud.

My most humbling moment: Watching my son being born; the creation of life is all inspiring.

My most recent trip: This past weekend — Roanoke

My life won’t be complete until: I figure out how to be the perfect father and husband

My friends think I’m: Too hard on myself. I take things too seriously.

I really lose my cool when: When people don’t do what they’re supposed to do

Favorite college sports team: Virginia Tech Hokies

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins

Favorite color: Blue

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Sharon Scott at Virginia Tech taught me to ease up on myself.

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? To marry Cathy

Which local charitable or noNprofit organization do you wish more people would support? March of Dimes

What gives you the blues? Not being able to ride my motorcycle on rainy days

What’s your best childhood memory? Visiting my grandmother in Christiansburg

What’s your most recent venture? Last year when I took my motorcycle to the track, low road racing. Something I’ve always wanted to do for the last 30 years.