Jack W. Tillotson
Jack W. Tillotson
  • September 21, 1952 - November 23, 2017
  • Pearl, Mississippi

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Jack Winston Tillotson, Jr., 65, of Pearl, MS, died Thursday, November 23, 2017, at River Oaks Hospital in Flowood.

Jackie was born at the Naval Hospital in Millington, TN, on September 21, 1952, to Barbara and Jack Tillotson, Sr. He grew up in Vicksburg, MS, and graduated from Warren Central High School in 1970.

Jackie married Kim Tucker in 1979, and they had two sons, Adam Nathaniel and Jonathan Kyle. Jackie was a welder at R. G. LeTourneau for ten years, and then worked many years as a security guard at Grand Gulf Nuclear power plant near Port Gibson. He was a long-time member of Flowood Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was active in Sunday School and the adult choir. Jackie loved sports and enjoyed playing golf as a young man.

Jackie is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Jonathan and Kaleigh Kibby Tillotson and their two sons Kaiden and Easton, of Brandon; his mother Barbara Tillotson, of Vicksburg; and his five siblings and their spouses: Barbara and Keith Bennett, of Anchorage, AK; Kevin and Karen Tillotson, of Tupelo; and Rick and Julie Tillotson, Jamie and Jennifer Tillotson, and Chris and Celeste Tillotson, of Vicksburg. In addition to many other members of his large extended family, he is survived by his mother and father-in-law Truman and Shelby Jean Tucker, of Decatur, MS, and their family.

Jackie was predeceased by his wife Kim Tucker Tillotson, his son Adam, his father Jack Tillotson, Sr., and his nephew Stephen Tillotson.

Funeral services were held at Flowood Baptist Church on Monday, November 27, 2017. Interment followed in the Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery, Pelahatchie.

Memorial donations may be made in Jackie's name to Flowood Baptist Church.