Mr. Steven George Tilton, 67, of Murfreesboro died Sunday, Sept. 20, at his home.
He was born Nov. 4, 1952 in Fort Polk, La., grew up in Tecumseh, Mich., and worked and lived in McMinnville for 20 years before moving to Murfreesboro. He was a Christian, enjoyed riding his Harley, and loved watching his sons and grandkids play sports. Mr. Tilton was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Lois Tilton, brothers Tom Tilton and Dan Tilton, and daughter Amber Nicole Tilton.
Steve is survived by his wife of 27 years Gena Gillette Tilton of Murfreesboro, sons Steven (Adrienne) Tilton of Takoma Park, Md., Kaleb (Sarada) Tilton of Memphis, and Nicholas Tilton of Murfreesboro, grandchildren Noah, Sophie, Alex, Dorothy, Mason and Tucker Tilton, brother Mike Tilton, special nephew who was like a son Terry (Jonie) Tilton, and special sister-in-law Paula Patteuw. Many nieces, nephews, and family friends also survive.
Mr. Tilton will be cremated and the family will have a graveside service at Mt. View Cemetery to be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Webb School, 319 Webb Rd. E., Bell Buckle, TN 37020, phone 931-389-9322.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 23, 2020