Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Mound Bayou, officiated by Rev. Horace McKay and followed by interment in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Winstonville.
Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland and one hour before the start of the funeral service at Bethel A.M.E. Church in Mound Bayou.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Tillman of Mound Bayou; his sons, Damone Tillman, Christopher Tillman and Clinton Bell, all of Cleveland, Lloyd Moore and Marcus Tillman, both of Atlanta, Denell Tillman, Reginald Bell, Theodore Bell and Jaylen Tillman, both of Mound Bayou; daughters, Shawn Young of Chicago, Jessica and Jasmine Tillman of Mound Bayou; 25 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.