Willis ‘Bill’ Edward Tilley passed from this life to eternal life on February 20, 2020. He was born to Erby and Lillian Tilley on February 3, 1926 in Harriet Arkansas.
Bill married Mary Lucy Kyle on September 18, 1958. They made their home in Caldwell, Idaho. He worked for Canyon County Highway District in the county weed control, until becoming disabled.
Bill loved to bowl and that was one of his hobbies for many years. He was also known around Caldwell as the Worm Man due to harvesting the best worms in the valley.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lucy; his parents; his brother, Ray Tilley; his granddaughter, Beverley Lawrence; and his son-in-law, Jim Lawrence.
Bill is survived by his sister, Zelma Sorg; his daughter and son-in-law, Nathale and Dennis Moore of Caldwell; his son and daughter in-law, Eddie and Jennie Kyle of Greenleaf; his daughter, Kathleen Lawrence of Caldwell; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all the staff at The Orchards of Cascadia, Nampa for taking such great care of our Pa.
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