Mr. Eric Jason Tilley, Sr., age 59, of Mt. Airy, N.C., passed away Monday, August 12, 2019, at his home.  Mr. Tilley was born in Abington, Virginia on June 24, 1960, to Richard Aaron and Billie Jean Horton Tilley. He was retired from National Motor Club and was a member of Friendly Chapel Church. Among the many who will always cherish his memory is his loving wife, Carolyn Lewis Tilley; a daughter, Shannon T. Gordon and husband Bert Gordon; a son, Eric Tilly, Jr. and wife Angela; grandsons, Glenn Gordon and Nathan Tilley; a brother and sister-in-law, Reid and Tammy Tilley and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tilley was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathy Stevens Tilley; brothers, Richard Tilley and Blaine Tilley. The funeral was held Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. John Finney. Burial was in Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Novant Health Oncology Dept., both Mt. Airy and Winston-Salem locations, for the exceptional care given to Mr. Tilley.


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