Paul Lawerence "Larry" Tillman
April 28, 1944  -  September 21, 2018

Paul Lawerence "Larry" Tillman

I served in the Navy.

Paul Lawerence “Larry” Tillman, 74, of Ruidoso Downs passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 in Roswell. He was born April 28, 1944 at Clovis, NM and moved to Lincoln County 28 years ago from Grady, NM. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and was a shooter on the Skeet Team.

He was a member of the Sierra Blanca Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, he loved to hunt, watch the wild life, elk , deer and turkey. He married Louise Wilmeth on July 25, 1969 at Clovis, NM.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Wilmeth Tillman; son, Corey Tillman; two granddaughters, Myria Webb Caster and Jordyn Tillman; grandson, Travis Tillman; sister, Christine Jones; brother, Marshall Tillman; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tracey Anjanette Tillman; his parents, Emory Jackson and Margery Olga Tillman; brother, Johnny Tillman; sister, Teresa Ponds and a niece, Jo Marie Jones.

A celebration of his life will be Saturday, September 29, at 2:00 P.M. at his residence.


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  1. Judy Beavers
    Ruidoso Downs, NM

    Louise, I am so sorry to hear of your loss, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Floyd jones
    Portales, NM

    Going to miss you uncle larry

  3. Bill and Debbie Bryan
    Moriarty, NM

    We are so sad to hear about Larry.
    We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Let us know how you are doing.

  4. Bill and Wanda Page
    Wheeler, TX

    Louise and Corey, we were sorry to hear about Larry. He was a classmate of ours. Our thoughts are with all of you.
    Bill and Wanda Page

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