2015-11-26 / Obituaries

Roger Tilley

ROGER TILLEY, 75, of Davison, died Sunday, November 22, 2015 at his residence.

Roger was born in Mundy Township, on March 9, 1940, the son of the late John and Nellie (Voltenburg) Tilley. On November 26, 1960, he married Marie Kehus in Davison. Roger retired from AC Spark Plug in 1996 as a skilled trades Crib Attendant of “Tilley’s Crib”. He was one of the volunteers for the building and maintenance of the Davison Playscape and a maintenance volunteer at the Davison Museum. Roger loved woodworking, camping and traveling.

Surviving are wife, Marie; children, Roger (Karen) Tilley, Christine (Jeffery) Robere and Lori (Gordon) Cook; grandchildren, Erika Mitchell, Kevin Collins, Brandi (Joe) Burl, Seth (fiancee, Brittany Youmans) Dowd, Katrina Collins, James (Caitlyn) Tilley, Ashley (fianc√©, Evan Taylor) Collins and Kory Dowd; great-grandchildren, Chelsea Mitchell, Emma McCartney, Olivia Payea, Anika Dowd, James “JJ” Tilley Jr.; brother-in-law, Al Boros; and sisterin law, Linda Nichols; many well-loved nieces and nephews; and his extended family - the camping group.

He was preceded in death by brother, John Franklin Jr.; sister, Barbara Boros; great-grandchildren, Patrick and Faith Tilley; mother and father-in-law, Ruth and Wilho Kehus; and brother-in-law Richard Kehus.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Genesee County.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road, Flint, with Pastor Scott Southerland officiating. Cremation will take place following the service. Visitation 1-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Your condolences may be shared with the family at swartzfuneralhomeinc.com

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