Linwood Dillard(1936 - 2013)

Linwood Dillard
Suffolk - Linwood Thaddeus "Tee" Dillard, 77 of Portsmouth, VA went home to be with the Lord on September 26, 2013 after a long illness. He was a native of Franklin, VA and the son of the late Willis H. Dillard and Bessie L. Dillard; and brother, James H. Dillard.

Mr. Dillard retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service. He was employed as a Longshoreman and held positions at the Norfolk naval Shipyard. He was very active in his community and received many accolades and awards too numerous to name. He was a member of Corinth Chapel U.C.C.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Deborah D. Dillard of Suffolk; his son, Linwood R. Dillard of Portsmouth, VA; one brother, Thurman Dillard; one sister, Barbara Dillard of Suffolk; four grandchildren, Demetrius, Kearston, Jennifer and Daniel; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Funeral service was held at 12 noon, Wednesday, October 2, in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home. Interment was in Albert G. Horton Memorial Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the and to the Portsmouth Rescue Squad. Condolences may be extended to the family at


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900 East Washington Street  Suffolk, VA 23434
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Oct. 4, 2013