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Roger Tillman

March 25, 2022

U.S. Veteran
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Roger L Tillman of Urbana passed away on Friday, March 25, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital. No service will be held per his wishes. Cremation rites provided by Central Cremation Center, Forsyth IL.

Roger was born January 16, 1950 in Pittsburgh PA, the son of Walter E and Leola Dampier Tillman. Survivors include his wife, Gloria Baker Tillman of Urbana; his sister, Barbara Murto of Westerville OH; and three step-sons, Robert, Brian and Michael Merrick.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Margaret (Peggy) Townsend; and his brother, Walter E Tillman Jr.

Roger served in the Air Force (Stateside) as a pavement maintenance specialist. He was a life member of the Auxiliary to VFW Post 630. After serving 30 years on the Ohio, Illinois and Mississippi Rivers, he retired in 2011 as Captain/Pilot for Altar Barge Lines. He was co-owner of D & R Firearms and range safety officer/salesman for High Caliber Training Center.