Robert Nelson Tiller(1929 - 2013)

Robert Nelson Tiller passed away at his home in Mineral, Va., on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013.
He was born on July 25, 1929 in Lynchburg, Va.
He was preceded in death by his parents, O. R. and Nellie Tiller; also a daughter, Robin Tiller-Newton; and two brothers, Ellwood and David Tiller.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lois Jean Shopp Tiller. Also, a daughter, Lori Tiller of Vienna; granddaughters, Rachel Terry of Centreville and Rebekah Davis of Front Royal; as well as great-grandchildren, Caitlin Terry, Sarah Terry, Alicia Tulloch, Alexandra Davis and Gabriel Davis.
Mr. Tiller served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 until 1948.
Mr. Tiller had a 40-year career with General Motors, he was parts and service director for JKoons Pontiac-GMC for 10 years prior to his retirement in 1991.
A funeral service for Mr. Tiller was held on Mar. 22 at Antioch Baptist Church, 11484 St. Just Road, Unionville, VA 22567. Rev. Terry Green and Rev. Ellen E. King officiated.
In lieu of flowers, the Tiller family suggests donations be made to the Antioch Baptist Church General Fund or to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association in honor of Robin Tiller-Newton, 1275 K. Street NW, Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20005, www.alsa.org.
Online condolences may be made to www.johnsoncares.com

Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Mar. 27 to Apr. 2, 2013