MR. FLOYD OTHO TILLIS, 80 of Bancroft passed away October 11, 2021.
Floyd was born and raised in Plymouth, former Coal Mining Camp. He attended Poca High School and played on the Football team. He joined the Army on June 18, 1961, and was honorably discharged on June 18, 1964 as Sgt. E-5. Floyd was a five-year employee of American Viscose and retired from Laborers Local # 1353 with 25 years of service and former Vice President. He joined the Nitro Masonic Lodge # 170 in 1976. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and cutting firewood.
He is preceded in death by his parents Holbert and Beulah Tillis; brothers Jimmy and Charles and sisters Audrey, and Ruby.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years and childhood sweetheart Mary Tillis; children Pamella and husband Danny Dawson and Gary Tillis; sisters Evelyn Hill and Lottie Phillips; grandchildren Tiffany and husband Eric Peters, Bodie and wife Chelse Johnson, Tabatha Johnson, Gary Seth Tillis, Owen Tillis and two great grandchild Aubrey and Easton Peters.
Burial will be in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hardingfamilygroup.com.
Gatens-Harding Funeral Home 147 Main St. Poca is serving the Tillis family.