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Dolphus "Doc" Tilley

May 19, 1936 October 6, 2018
Dolphus "Doc" Tilley
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Obituary for Dolphus "Doc" Tilley

DURHAM: Dolphus “Doc” E. Tilley passed away October 6, 2018 at the age of 82. Doc was a dedicated husband and father who always cared for and provided for his family and served God faithfully throughout his life at Gorman Baptist Church. Doc was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Tilley and Nannie Daniels Tilley; and his eldest son, Dr. Marcus “Marc” R. Tilley.

Doc leaves behind his wife, Nancy T. Tilley; a son, Daniel G. Tilley and wife Kim; a daughter-in-law, Candi K. Tilley; a granddaughter, Katie T. Johnson and husband Tyler; two grandsons, Gabriel G. Tilley and wife Mackenzie and Harrison D. Tilley; a brother, Boone Tilley and wife Patty; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Tilley will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10th at Gorman Baptist Church with Pastor Craig Phelps and Rev. Julian Motley officiating. Interment will be in the Tilley Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9th at Clements Funeral Home, Durham.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Hock Hospice Pavilion of Durham for their wonderful and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gorman Baptist Church, 3315 E Geer St, Durham, NC 27704 or the Gideons International North Durham Camp, The Gideons International, P.O. Box 15303, Durham, NC 27704.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

9

Oct

6:00 PM 10/9/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:30 PM 10/9/2018 8:30:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

10

Oct

11:00 AM 10/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
Gorman Baptist Church

3315 East Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704

Gorman Baptist Church
3315 East Geer Street Durham 27704 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Tilley Family Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cliffside Drive
Durham, NC 27704

Cliffside Drive Durham 27704 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gorman Baptist Church

3315 East Geer Street
Durham, NC 27704
or to the Gideons International North Durham Camp, The Gideons International, P.O. Box 15303, Durham, NC 27704.
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