He is survived by his wife, Martha McCorkel Hebert; son, Jonathon and wife Andrea; daughters, Katie Hebert and Chrissy Hebert; grandchildren, Willow, Jack, and Xander Hebert; parents, Norman Hebert and Shirley Marcel Hebert; sister, Terri Hebert and husband, David; brother, Troy Hebert and wife, Lisa; nieces, Stephanie, Kelly, and Amanda Hebert, and Kaitlyn Savage; nephews, Brandon and Alex Hebert, Trey Graham, Will Savage, Christopher and Wesley McCorkel, Noah and Gabe Wheat; parents-in-law, Clyde and Ann McCorkel; sisters-in-law, Susan Savage and husband, John, Mariah Wheat and husband, Kevin; and brother-in-law, William "Bill" McCorkel.
Timothy was born in Houma on Sept. 21, 1961, the eldest child of Norman Hebert and Shirley Marcel Hebert. He was married to Martha Ann McCorkel on Jan. 7, 1984.
After graduating from Terrebonne High School, Timothy attained a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University and a master's degree in business administration from Nicholls State University. After running a photography studio for a short time, Timothy became a teacher, eventually teaching at his alma mater, Terrebonne High. Timothy was very active in the First United Methodist Church, serving in many capacities on the state and local level, including historian, webservant, lay delegate to annual conference, Certified Lay Ministry chair, Lay Speaking Ministry director, chair of Commision on Archives and History, and lay delegate to Jurisdictional Conference.
Other organizations to which Timothy belonged include the Terrebonne Historical Society and the Terrebonne Genealogical Society. He also authored several books on Acadian-Cajun history and genealogy.