In Memory of LeRoy Eugene Tillotson



LeRoy Eugene Tillotson
LeRoy Eugene Tillotson
Born: August 29, 1954
Died: April 4, 2018
Age: 63
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LeRoy Eugene Tillotson
August 29, 1954 - April 4, 2018
From: Kiron, IA | Originally: Battle Creek, IA

LeRoy Eugene Tillotson, age 63, of Kiron, (formerly of Battle Creek, Iowa) passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his home, of Kiron, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. Rev. Kevin J. Freese will officiate; with Committal Services following in the Mount Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Christensen – Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa. The Christensen -Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

LeRoy Eugene Tillotson, age 63, of Kiron, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his residence of Kiron, Iowa. 

Born August 29, 1954, in Battle Creek, Iowa, LeRoy was the son of Clifford and Opal (Van Houten) Tillotson. He graduated from Battle Creek High School. A hardworking and dedicated employee, LeRoy worked for Farmland now known as Smithfield in Denison for 43 years.

LeRoy enjoyed taking his annual trips to Albert City to the Thresherman and Collector Show. He loved the outdoors, going coon hunting, taking care of his horses and dogs.

LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Opal; one aunt and four uncles. He is survived by his brothers Burdette Tillotson of Battle Creek, Jeff Tillotson of Battle Creek, and Tilden Tillotson and his wife Amy of Oklahoma City.

 

SERVICES

10:30 am, Friday,
April 13, 2018

First Presbyterian Church
Battle Creek, Iowa

OFFICIATING

Reverend Kevin J. Freese

CASKET BEARERS

Scott Newman
Barry Bergman
Marc Van Houten
Rick Anderson
Gail Boysen
Larry Schumann
Lyle Schumann

VISITATION

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm,
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Christensen ~ Van Houten
Funeral Home
Battle Creek, Iowa

MUSIC

Recorded Selections

"Amazing Grace" by Alan Jackson
"How Great Thou Art" by Alan Jackson

INTERMENT

Mount Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek, Iowa


Condolences


Friday, April 13, 2018 at 9:25 AM
“I had the pleasure to work with LeRoy in the Cutfloor. Such a sweet man. You will be missed. God bless!”
- Timbra thies
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:23 AM
“So sorry to hear of LeRoy’s passing. Had many good talks at Farmland. He was a very kind man and will be remembered fondly. Condolences to his family. RIP LeRoy.”
- Monica Vazquez
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:27 AM
“Fly with the Angels my friend until we meet again”
- Bette Christianson
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 9:27 AM
“So sorry you didn't get to enjoy your retirement longer! May you fly with the angels! ”
- Lisa Zamago
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:09 AM
“So Sorry to hear about LeRoy. I always enjoyed talking to Leroy at Farmland. He was one of the hardest working man I have ever known. He was also one of the toughest and kindest man I have ever known. I will miss you. God bless you, LeRoy. ”
- Steve "Banger" Bengford
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:09 AM
“Sorry to hear of LeRoy's passing He was a very kind generous individual.
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace.”
- Jerry Boger
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:09 AM
“Went all though school with LeRoy,seen him almost everyday at farmland foods in Denison,usually called him the Midway Kid. Always made the old cowboy laugh Rest In Peace my friend4”
- Craig Furne
Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:19 AM
“So sorry to hear that LeRoy has passed away. Dick and I had such good memories of spending time with LeRoy when we were in Saddle Club. He sure enjoyed the trail rides. Such a good person!!!! Barb”
- Barbara Meier
Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 7:57 AM
“I have known Leroy for years. He was a person that I will never forget.a hard worker ,a frend . May you find pease ”
- Lyle nordby
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8:00 PM
“Was sorry to hear about the passing Of LeRoy, Such a pleasure to work with so many years; always willing to help out in any way, a hard worker, trying his very best all the time. May you rest in peace-so many will miss you.”
- Larry and"Peaches" cMPBELL
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