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Claude Donald Tillman

August 21, 1947 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Claude Tillman Obituary

Claude Donald Tillman, age 76 of Kingston, TN, passed away at his home on Monday, November 13, 2023.

Claude owned and operated his vacuum business in Fountain City for over 10 years.

He is preceded in death by his dad and mom, Claude and Louise Tillman; brother, Billy Joe Redferin; daughter, Debra Ann Tillman; grandson, Tyler Ray Menke.

He is survived by and leaves behind his wife, Melissa Charlene Tillman; daughter, Mendy (Jeff) Shackleford; grandchildren, Kaylee, Haylee, and Christa Shackleford; son, Bubba Tillman; grandson Donny Lynn Tillman Sr; great-grandchildren, Donny Lynn Tillman Jr, Jaxon Tillman, and Carlie Tillman; granddaughter, Jenna (Trip) Holliman; great grandson, Blaze Holt; sister, B. J. Etheridge; special nephew, David (Karen) Etheridge.

All services will be private.

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