Jerry Francis Tillman
Jerry Francis Tillman
  • March 23, 1940 - November 1, 2016
  • Kentucky

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Jerry Francis Tillman, 76, took his last flight on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, the Clarity Pointe of Louisville. He was born March 23, 1940 in Lilbourn, MO to the late Howard H. Tillman and Lydia Crockett Tillman. He retired in 2008, after a 32 year career, as Chief Pilot for Humana. Jerry loved spending time with his family, enjoying skeet shooting, hunting, boating, scuba diving, water & snow skiing, and traveling.

Besides his parents he is also predeceased by his brother Johnny Tillman.

Survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Ruth Elaine Hinton Tillman; daughters Beth Parr (Jim), and Andrea Sinkhorn (Paul); granddaughters Abby Reams and Maggie Reams; great-grandson Levi Kendall; siblings Howard Crockett Tillman (Brenda) of MO, and Mary Ann Bateman Buczek (Mike) of OH; uncle John R. Crockett (Vallie) of FL; loving in-laws, nieces Debbie Long (Troy) of TN, Heather Vanderzee (Jeff) of OH, nephew Sam Tillman of MO, and a host of long time friends.

Services to celebrate Jerry's life will be held at 3:00 pm Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in the Sanctuary of St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2000 Douglass Blvd.
Visitation will be prior to the services, 1:00 to 3:00 PM in the Social Hall of the church.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are requested to Alzheimer's Association for Greater KY & IN, 6100 Dutchman's Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.

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