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Edward Randolph Tilman, Sr.

January 7, 1926 October 3, 2019
Edward  Randolph Tilman, Sr.
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Obituary for Edward Randolph Tilman, Sr.

Edward Randolph Tilman, Sr., 93 lifelong resident of Powhatan, former owner of Tilman Lumber Co. and Tilman Farm passed away October 3, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by a son, William Thomas Tilman. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Dorothy Henshaw Tilman; son, Edward R. Tilman, Jr. (Connie); daughter, Dorothy Gail Tilman (Jim Wolf); sister, Bessie T. Hosford; three grandchildren, Amy T. Ellett, William T. Arrington (Joann), Charles Newton (Abby); two great grandchildren, William Hunter Arrington and Thomas Newton. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy.(Rt.60), Powhatan. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Powhatan. Online condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 10/6/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/6/2019 4:00:00 PM
Bennett & Barden Funeral Home

3215 Anderson Highway
PO Box 245
Powhatan, VA 23139

Bennett & Barden Funeral Home
3215 Anderson Highway Powhatan 23139 VA
United States





2:30 PM 10/7/2019 2:30:00 PM
Fine Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

3619 Huguenot Trail Rd.
Powhatan, VA 23139

Fine Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
3619 Huguenot Trail Rd. Powhatan 23139 VA
United States

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