TSGT (retired U.S. Air Force
) Paul Robert "Bob" Tillery, age 77 of Graceville, (Poplar Springs Community) passed away, Saturday, April 20, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Bob was born in Fortson, Ga. on March 17, 1936 to the late Cecil and Emmie White Tillery. He retired in February, 1974 from the U.S. Air Force after serving for over 20 years. Mr. Bob continued to work in Civil Service until just a few years ago, retiring in the Poplar Springs Community. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Proceeded in death by his beloved wife, Nadine Register Tillery.
Survived by one son, Michael Tillery, Fredericksburg, Va.; granddaughter, Kayla Tillery; two sisters, Mary Ann Bradshaw (Johnie), Bonifay, and Martha Joyce Childs (Waylan), Cowarts, Ala., and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Kent Lampp officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Air Force, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/