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Truman (TT) Tilley


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Truman (TT) Tilley Obituary
Truman (TT) Tilley
May 22, 1920 - Aug. 23, 2014
Resident of Antioch
Truman (TT) Tilley was born in Big Flat, Arkansas to Alonzo and Dosha Tilley on May 22, 1920 and passed away on August 23, 2014. His family moved to California when he was young where he met the love of his life, Joy. They were married in 1951. Truman worked as an equipment operator for the City of Antioch for 28 years and after his retirement, owned Tiger Charter Lines for another 20 years. He enjoyed fishing and traveling with his wife in their RV.
Truman was preceded in death by his daughter Vickie McCann and his daughter-in-law Sandy Tilley (Gary). He is survived by his wife Joy, daughters Juanita of St. Louis, MO, Flo and Linda (Kerry) of Antioch, sons Don (Shelley) of Texas, Rick and Gary of Antioch, 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at Higgins Chapel in Antioch on Friday, August 29th at 2:00 p.m. with a potluck reception to follow at the VFW in Antioch. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the VFW.

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Published in Contra Costa Times on Aug. 27, 2014
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