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Donald Eugene Tilley

March 14, 1935 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 82)

Donald E Tilley, 82 went to be with our Lord on Friday October 6, 2017 at his home. Born March 14, 1935 at Cabin Creek ,WV. he was the son of the late Manley Tilley and Luella Blankenship Tilley.   He was a beloved father and husband and grandfather and great grandfather. He lived in strong faith in Jesus. He was proceeded in death by his mother and father, 3 brothers , 5 sisters. Survivers of his other siblings are Peggy, Marie, Mandy, Jimmy, and David.  He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Josephine Marie Webb Tilley, 2 sons Bobby and Gary Tilley, both at home, 4 daughters, Helen Hallman of Holden Beach ,NC. Luella Miller and her husband Jerry of Brenton, WV. JoAnn and her fiance Brad Reep of Mt. Holly, NC and Elizabeth Dotson and her husband Chris of Welch, WV, and ex son in law Malcolm Lee Miller of Iron Station, NC and 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be 3:00 pm Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Murray officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm Wednesday at the Funeral Home.  

Please sign the online guestbook at The Tilley family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
October 11, 2017

4:00 PM
Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home
4081 Startown Road
Newton, N.C. 28658

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