Harvey Edgar Tillman

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Harvey Edgar Tillman

Published: Friday, November 30, 2012 at 04:26 PM.

Harvey Edgar Tillman, 85, of Newport, died Wednesday November 28, 2012, at Taylor Extended Care.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Harvey served his country in the U.S. Navy, and he was a WWII veteran. He owned and operated Western Auto Store in Havelock, and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Havelock. He was very active in his community service prior to his retirement. Following his retirement, he enjoyed traveling, clamming, floundering, and working in his garden.

He is survived by three children, Kathleen Johnson and husband Clay of Fayetteville, Harvey Edgar Tillman II, of Houston, Texas, and Glenn M. Tillman and wife Tina of Newport, N.C.; six grandchildren, Glenn Moss Tillman II, Ellen Alexandra Tillman, Brantley Chandler Johnson, Julia Chandler Tillman, Kathleen Sarah Tillman, and Harvey Edgar Tillman III’ one great-granddaughter, Sefina Grace Tillman; brother Linton “Sandy” Tillman and wife Gail of Greensboro, N.C.; and a sister. Susanne Cattrano, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Polly Chandler Tillman, and his parents Linton and Julia Tillman.

Online condolences may be made to the family at http://www.mundenfuneralhome.net/.

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory of Morehead City.

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