ASHTON — David Allan Tilsy, 63 of Ashton, died suddenly Saturday, May 6, 2017.
He was a fourth generation farmer with his brother, Mark Tilsy starting in Will County and continuing in Lee County. He was a member of the Ashton United Methodist Church and served as a trustee for many years.
David was born June 5, 1953 in Joliet, the son of James and Frances (White) Tilsy. He married Kathryn Reinert on Sept. 14, 1974.
Survivors include his wife, Kathryn; daughter, Carrie (Aaron) Cochrane, of Ashton; son, Jeremy (Heather) Tilsy of Ashton; granddaughters, Grace Cochrane and Leah Cochrane; brother, Thomas Tilsy of Mico, Texas; sister, Sharon Griffin, of Diamond; brother, Mark (Cindy) Tilsy, of Franklin Grove; sister, Mary (Marvin) Crider, of Homer Glen; and beloved nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 6 to8 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Unger Horner Funeral Home 400 N. 6th St., Rochelle.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 12, 2017, officiated by Rev. Laura Crites with a visitation at 10 a.m. at Ashton United Methodist Church, 906 Richardson Ave, Ashton.
Burial will be held at Ashton Cemetery.