William Jeremiah “Jerry” Tilley, 68 of Gary, WV, went to his heavenly home Friday, February 7, 2020 at CAMC. Born November 4, 1951 in Gilliam, WV, he was the son of the late Garland Columbus Tilley andMary Josephine (Eldridge) Tilley.
Jerry was a former employee of Fleetwood Mobile Homes in Concord, NC. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family and an avid fan of the West Virginia Mountaineers. Jerry was a resident of
McDowell County most of his life and of Gary, WV. the last four years.
Other than his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by: Maternal grandparents, Jess McKinley and Callie (Brooks) Eldridge. Paternal grandparents, Alfred and RebeccaJane (Eldridge) Tilley. Brothers, Donald Junior Tilley and Dewey Lee Tilley. One sister,
Angela Pearl Tilley. Brother-in-laws, Lonnie Graham and Robert (Bob) McReynolds.Sister-in-law Carol Tilley.
Jerry is survived by: Sisters, Delores Jean (Lonnie) Graham of Sandlick Rd. Bluefield.Phyllis Lee (Bob) McReynolds of Martinsville, VA. Linda Sue (Bill) Fitzgerald of Sherrills
Ford, NC. Marcella Ruth (Larry) Koger of Carswell Hollow, Leona Darlene (Dolly) (Leonard) of Princeton and Jennifer Lynn Tilley of Premier. Brothers: David and wifeDebra of Carswell Hollow, Robert (Bobby) and wife Pat of Bluefield, VA. and Garland
(Wayne) of Carswell Hollow. Also, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services will be held Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 12: noon in the Widener FuneralHome Chapel, Northfork, WV with Rev Omar Burns officiating. Burial will follow at the
Grandview Memory Gardens Cemetery, Bluefield, VA. The family will receive visitorson Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 6 until 8: PM at the funeral home. Pallbearers
will be: Jacob Harrison, J.C. Harrison, L.J. Koger, John Tilley, David Graham, andThomas Culbertson.
Serving the Tilley family is Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, WV.