February 2, 1932 - December 26, 2020
LASHMEET – Wiley Weldon Tiller, 88, of Lashmeet, joined the love of his life in Heaven on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the home of his daughter in North Carolina. Born February 2, 1932 in Beeson, he was the son of the late William Wesley Tiller and Nora Ella Lester Tiller. Weldon gave his life to Jesus in 1977 and was a member of the Lashmeet Freewill Baptist Church. Weldon attended a two-room school in Beeson. He was drafted into the US Army in 1952 and was stationed in Hawaii. He retired from Eastern Associated Coal Company in 1978. He loved to hunt with his brother, Junior, and his lifetime friend, James Grubb, often traveling to Illinois to hunt with their buddy, Henry Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Jean Thomas Tiller in 1988; two brothers, Roland and Junior; and sister, Ruby Blankenship. Survivors include daughter, Connie Stalmach and fiancé Rick Snapp and her son, Mike Lacina; son, Gary Tiller and wife Valerie and sons, Chad and Chris; sisters, Imogene Welton of Maine and Judy McKenzie of Beeson; and great niece, Elyse Tiller, who was his “sunshine.” Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Chris Richards officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton where military honors will be conducted by the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. To view a video tribute to Mr. Tiller, or share condolences with the family, please visit www.bailey-kirk.com. Please check back here after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday to view a video memorial tribute to Mr. Tiller.
LASHMEET – Wiley Weldon Tiller, 88, of Lashmeet, joined the love of his life in Heaven on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the home of his daughter in North Carolina. Born February 2, 1932 in Beeson, he was the son of the late William Wesley... View Obituary & Service Information
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