Obituary Listings

Jesse Tillman, Jr.
There are condolences waiting approval on Jesse's Tribute wall
Obituary for Jesse Tillman, Jr.

Jesse Tillman Jr. departed this life to eternal rest on Thursday, January 5, 2017, born in Queens New York City, the only child of the late Jesse and Gwen Tillman Sr. Jesse then moved to Washington DC and attended DC public schools, it was also where he met his first wife Bernice E Gaskins, they married December 18, 1948, from that union two children were born, Barbara Anita and Ronald Bernard. Jesse went on to work as a truck driver for Todd Allen Printing for many years until he retired in 2000. Later Jesse married the late Lena Johnson, January 29, 1965. Jesse enjoyed life with his loving wife until her passing June 25, 2009. Jesse adored his Children and Grandchildren to every inch of his being. Jesse is survived by his devoted daughters; Barbara Wardlaw, Aretha Johnson (Prentis); Granddaughters: Devlinn Goodall (Paul, Sr.), Germaine Richardson and Robin Cross, Grandsons; Paul Goodall, Jr., William Richardson III, and Jermaine Richardson. Two very devoted friends; Charles Woolfork and Andrew King. Andrew was Jesse's neighbor for over 10 years and made sure Jesse was taken care of with whatever he needed. He also leaves many other family and friends who loved Jesse.

Funeral Home:
Cedell Brooks Funeral Home
25662 A.P. Hill Blvd
Port Royal, VA
US 22535

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Jesse Tillman, Jr., please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events





11:00 AM
Cedell Brooks Funeral Home Memorial Chapel

25662 A. P. Hill Blvd
Port Royal, VA 22535





First Mt. Olive Baptist Church

7802 Newtown Road
Newton, VA 23126


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Jesse Tillman, Jr.

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Jesse

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.