Broadus Tilson

April 2, 1931 - December 26, 2011
Broadus Tilson

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Broadus Tilson, 80, of Hendersonville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, December 26, 2011.

He was born in Polk County to the late Garfield and Rhoda Tilson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Tilson, who passed away in 2009. He retired from Kimberly Clark/Berkeley Mills in 1992. He was a loving father and grandfather, who always took care of his family.

He is survived by his son, Tim Tilson and wife, Robin, of Etowah; daughter, Sherry Cartee of Hendersonville; three grandchildren, Melinda Russell, Chase Cartee, and Tristan Tilson; three great-grandchildren, Jake, Kaleb, and Gavin Russell; and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Mud Creek Baptist Church with the Reverend Greg Mathis officiating. Interment will follow at Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 PM Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Shuler Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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  • December 28, 2011
    Jim and Sonja Robinson says:
    Sherry, we are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • December 28, 2011
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  • December 28, 2011
    Beverly Tolar says:
    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of dear Uncle Broadus. He had a love for life, a sunny disposition and always had a funny story to tell. My thoughts are with all of you during this time.

  • December 28, 2011
    Darla Williams says:
    Sherry & Tim So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Prayers are with you and your families.

  • December 28, 2011
    Betsy Jarvis says:
    Tim, Robin and Tristan, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We know that he meant a lot to you. Love, The Jarvis Family Betsy, Mike, DJ and Kerry