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In Memory of

William Charles Tillson

October 24, 1957 - September 1, 2017

Obituary


William Charles Tillson, 59, passed away unexpectedly on Friday (September 1, 2017) in St. Louis, MO surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on October 24, 1957 to the late June Rose Clarke in Kerrville, Texas.

Bill was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, June Rose & Charles Crapps.

Bill married the love of his life, Donnia Clark Tillson on February 25, 1989. Bill found solace working as a Master Woodturner, and spending time with his family and friends. Bill was a true servant that loved the Lord and...

William Charles Tillson, 59, passed away unexpectedly on Friday (September 1, 2017) in St. Louis, MO surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on October 24, 1957 to the late June Rose Clarke in Kerrville, Texas.

Bill was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, June Rose & Charles Crapps.

Bill married the love of his life, Donnia Clark Tillson on February 25, 1989. Bill found solace working as a Master Woodturner, and spending time with his family and friends. Bill was a true servant that loved the Lord and loved helping people; his spiritual gift was giving to others. Bill was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend; he will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of 28 years, Donnia Tillson; three daughters, Elaina Mandarino & husband Lee, Stephanie Tillson, and Sarah Tillson; sister, Debbie Kindig; and several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

The family will greet guests and share memories on Saturday (September 9, 2017) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Colonial Heights Christian Church (105 Meadow Lane Kingsport, TN 37663). Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Bruce Montgomery officiating.

Committal services will be held on Saturday (September 9, 2017) following the funeral services in the Christus Garden at East Lawn Memorial Park. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Autism Speaks, Inc (1 East 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016).

Online condolences may be made to the Tillson family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Tillson family.