Joseph Joe Tilford

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Joseph "Joe" Tilford

May 04, 1937 - October 06, 2018

Joseph "Joe" Tilford accepted his call from the Lord on Oct. 6, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital, Anderson. He was surrounded by immediate family and an abundance of love in his final moments.
Joe was born May 4, 1937, in Mitchell, Indiana, to Vivian (Terrell) and Walter Dennis Tilford Sr. He then moved to Anderson where he started his family with his wife. He was employed as an auto mechanic and as a contractor for several years.
In 2013 Joseph accepted Christ and was baptized. Prior to his illness causing challenges, Joe was a devoted father and grandfather. He enjoyed watching Jeopardy, playing cards, cooking, babysitting, walking and doing crossword puzzles. He was an avid baseball fan.
Joe is survived by his sisters, Barbara Howard and Carol (Earl) Davis; and children, DeLisette (Thomas) Pinner, Tamara (Michael) McKnight, Dominic (Angela) Tilford, Joseph (Chyna) Tilford, Damon (Michelle) Harbour, Kimberly (Tommie) Epps and Thomas Carter. He will also be remembered in love by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Joe is preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Tilford; parents; brothers, Roger, Charles, Robert and Omer; and sister, Helen Catherine.
Celebration of Life will be held at noon Saturday at Glazebrooks Funeral Services, 2822 Nichol Ave, Anderson, IN 46011.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon prior to service.
Published on October 10, 2018
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Oct 13, 2018
Dear Tilford Family: It saddens me greatly to learn of the loss of your Father, Brother, Uncle, and Grandfather he meant so much to so many. his physical presence will be missed. But he will truly live on in everyone's heart. May God comfort and keep you all. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Mary Sanford
Oct 12, 2018
Our heartfelt condolences to the family. Praying Gods Grace and peace be with you as you celebrate his Homegoing‚̧
Mary Sanford (San Antonio,Tx)
Oct 12, 2018
Our heart felt condolences to Dee and her family.Praying Gods Grace and peace cover you as you celebrate his Homegoing‚̧
Dr. JoAnn Hearvey
Oct 10, 2018
To the Family: I am praying that the Lord will give you wisdom, strength, peace and comfort during your time of bereavement. Lots of love.