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Ronald Leroy Tilley

September 30, 1941 — September 30, 2022

Mr. Ronald Leroy Tilley, (81), passed away Friday, September 30, 2022, at his home.

Mr. Tilley was born September 30, 1941, to the late Raymond and Lois Tilley in Durham County, NC. He was an electrician and loved to fish, play golf and coach his girls in sports. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards and coins. He will be remembered as a loving husband, daddy and Papa.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Sheila Tilley; daughter, Jeanae Wheeler; sister, Janet Poe and brother James Tilley.

Mr. Tilley is survived by his daughter and son in law, Michelle and Norman Perry; son-in-law, Jeff Wheeler; grandchildren, Ryan Wheeler, Kobe Wheeler (Brooke) and Adriana Perry; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ann Merritt, Bubby and Bonnie Teasley, Charles and Tennie Walker, Bernice and Pat Williams, Ronnie Williams, Donnie and Deborah Williams and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Hudson Funeral Home on Tuesday October 4, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Norman Perry. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Grant Fox, Cole Teasley, Dylan Williams, Ronnie Williams Jr, Barry Williams and Brian Williams.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the Epilepsy Foundation in her grandson’s name, Ryan Wheeler, https://give.epilepsy.com/

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