WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. -

Phil Timp has passed away after a long public battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, according to Tennessee District One Representative Jon Lundburg.


Lundburg told News 5 Timp went to sleep Monday night and never woke up.

Timp wrote a book called the Moments that Took My Breath Away.

Best selling author and friend Adriana Trigiani helped him get it published.

Timp said his family and faith helped him live a full life.