Wilmer Preston Tileston
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Services for Wilmer Preston Tileston will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2014, in Greenwood Memorial Park with Rev. Chris Nayak officiating, and under the direction of John Kramer & Son Funeral Home.
Wilmer Preston Tileston, 92 of Alexandria passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Rapides Regional Medical Center.
He is preceded in death by his wife Elleen C. Tileston; his parents Roscoe Preston and Reba Sullivan Tileston; and one sister and brother-in-law Lousie and Chuck Stinett.
Wilmer was a WWII Veteran with the United States Air Force. He worked as a brick mason for 25 years. After leaving brick work he went on to work in civil service at England Air Force Base for 20 years. He was a descendent of the travelers of the Oregon Trail; his maternal grandmother was a part of those traveling West. Wilmer loved to hunt, fish, golf and the Aces Bridge Club.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda Tileston Descant and her husband Bobby of Alexandria; his son, Jeffrey Michael Tileston and his wife Linda of Mineola, Texas; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two nephews and one niece.
To extend online notes of condolences to the Tileston Family please visit us at www.kramerfunerals.com.
Kramer Funeral Home
2905 Masonic Drive Alexandria, LA 71301
Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 27, 2014