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John Michael Tillman

August 25, 1946 - November 11, 2017

John Michael Tillman, also known to his friends as “Mick”, 71, died November 11, 2017 of cardiac arrest after a short battle with cancer. He was born on August 25, 1946 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Earl Tillman and Eileen Tillman. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sheila, his two children Bridget…read more

John Michael Tillman, also known to his friends as “Mick”, 71, died November 11, 2017 of cardiac arrest after a short battle with cancer. He was born on August 25, 1946 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Earl Tillman and Eileen Tillman. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sheila, his two children Bridget and John, their spouses David and Erin, his grandson John, and his sisters Sheila and Susan.
John attended La Salle Academy high school, then received an engineering degree from the University of Rhode Island, followed by an MBA from Western New England College. John was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon and would actively seek out new people to recount his many fraternity stories. John loyally worked for same company his entire 48-year professional career and retired in 2016. He will be forever remembered for the hundreds of lives he has touched and influenced.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at Thos. Shepherd & Son, 125 South Church Street, Hendersonville, NC. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church at 208 7th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC.
In lieu of flowers or any gifts, the family is asking that any gifts be donated to the St. Gerard House, which assists individuals with autism at 620 Oakland St., Hendersonville, NC 28791. https://www.stgerardhouse.org/donate.html

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home

125 S. Church Street
Hendersonville, NO 28793

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 20, 2017

Time: 10:00 am

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

208 7th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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