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Lewis E. (Ed) Tillman

1931 - 2015 Obituary Condolences

Lewis E. (Ed) Tillman went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday July 10, 2015.

Ed was born in Tularosa, New Mexico on September 12, 1931. He attended school in Tularosa and at the New Mexico Military Institute, graduating at the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. He served the nation as an Armor officer in Germany and later attended the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, earning the rank of Captain while in the Army Reserves.
Ed Tillman worked as government contractor and accountant with the Western Insurance Agency.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia, of 59 years, his son Martin and wife, Sharon, of Virginia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eric David and Gladys Oxley Tillman, his brothers David and John Tillman, sister Mary Rose Thompson, nephew Michael and niece Sharon Tillman Henry, and nephew Harry Thompson along with his aunt Catherin and uncle Ed Sanders.

Ed will be sadly missed by all who knew him and especially his family.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home on Scenic Drive in Alamogordo, New Mexico on Wednesday July 15, 2015, with a graveside service following at 11 a.m. at the Tularosa Fairview Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to attend the graveside service in honor of Ed.

The Tillman family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. To sign the online register book, please visit
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 14 to Aug. 13, 2015
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