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Carl Tillman

January 21, 1960 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 59)


Carl Tillman was born on January 21, 1960 to Purcell and Rosa Mae Tillman in Greensboro, NC.

Carl was a lifelong “fixer” who enjoyed working with his hands and doing electrical work. He loved fishing, grilling out and spending time with friends and family.

Carl Tillman departed this life on August 2, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Purcell Tillman; his mother, Rosa Mae Tillman and his sister, Vernell Lee Stephens.

He leaves to cherish his memory: a dedicated and devoted fiancée and caregiver, Denise Farmer of the home; two daughters, Renita Boyd and Nyzheri Tillman; one devoted step-daughter, Ta-Shena Smith; seven sisters, Johnie Mae Pettiford, Fronnie Glenn, Ursell Evans, Gladys Jones, Joyce Little, Vera Tillman and Sarah TiIlman. Three brothers, Purcell Tillman Jr., Harvey Tillman and Ringold Tillman. A very special aunt, Willie Ree Young. Three granddaughters, Reniya, Zoey and Shanyla, one very special grandson Kaiden and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving relatives and friends.

The family wishes to express their sincerest gratitude for the kind words, prayers, comfort and love shown during this time of bereavement. Loved ones are invited to join the family after the Memorial Service at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Triad Cremation & Funeral Service 2110 Veasley St. Greensboro, NC 27407 for a Celebration of Life in memory of Carl Tillman at Bur-Mil Park—Shelter #3 (5834 Bur-Mill Club Rd Greensboro, NC 27410).

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