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William "Bill" Leroy Tilley

November 9, 1935 ~ February 2, 2020 (age 84)


William Leroy “Bill” Tilley, 84, died Sunday, February 2, 2020.

Born in Bassett, VA, he was the son of the late James Lee Tilley and Edna Ruth Joyce Tilley.  He was also preceded in death by his daughter Revonda Leigh Rowland and sisters: Christine Hundley, Crystal Joyce and Elsie Joyce. Bill served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a graduate of the University of Georgia.  He retired from DuPont after 30 years and was a member of First Christian Church of Watkinsville. 

Survivors include his son: Ramey (Gwen) Tilley of Winder; grandchildren: Sam Tilley, Michelle Byrd and Jessie Lee Rowland and great grandchildren: Georgia Byrd, Charleigh Byrd and Madison Rowland.  

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11AM at Lord and Stephens West Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Interment will take place at a later date in Bassett, VA.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, 1211 Jimmy Daniel Road, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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February 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Funeral Service
February 5, 2020

11:00 AM
Lord and Stephens - West
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677

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