Farming Rural 21

William Earl Tilford

May 23, 1932 ~ February 25, 2021 (age 88)


Wickliffe, KY William Earl Tilford, age 88, died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at his home.

He was of the Baptist faith and spent most of his years farming. William worked for Deena Products and retired from Valley Steel in Cairo, IL.

He is survived by his son, Mike Tilford of Bardwell; two brothers, Jimmy Tilford of Wickliffe, KY., and John Myers of Kevil, KY; one sister, Shirley Davis of Lone Oak, KY., three grandchildren, Jacob Tilford of Las Vegas, NV., Alisha Jordan of Paducah, KY., Levi Tilford of Wickliffe, KY., several great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his wife Norma Ruth Tilford and one son, Steven Dale Tilford. His parents were Earl W Tilford and Mallie M Myers.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter, KY.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Hillcrest Cemetery in Blandville with Rev. David Lee officiating. Interment will follow.

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March 2, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Morrow Funeral Chapel (KY, Hillcrest Cemetery, Blandville)

Graveside Service
March 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Blandville Hillcrest Cemetery

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