Harold Lee Tilford, Jr., age 59, of Constantine, passed away Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at his home. He was born in Elkhart, IN on June 17, 1954, a son of Harold L. and Jeanette A. (Maggert) Tilford Sr. Harold graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1972. He then served in the United States Air Force from 1972 to 1975. He was married to Mary Moore. Harold worked in quality assurance at Syndicate Systems in Middlebury/ IN for 8 years. He was an avid outdoors man enjoying hunting, fishing and NASCAR. He was a member of the Three Rivers American Legion.
Surviving are his parents Harold and Jeanette Tilford Sr., Three Rivers, daughter Brandi (Greg) Kreitman of Albuquerque, NM, step daughters Carrie (Ronald) VanDeraa, Three Rivers, Cheri (Lori Block) Moore, Three Rivers, Teri Moore, Three Rivers, Jeri (Joe Yost) McMichael, Three Rivers, sister Georgeanne (Dan) Gilmore, Sturgis, brother Richard Tilford, White Pigeon, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, 2 nephews and many aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his sister Doris Jean Tilford, brother James Tilford and brother in law Frank Noel.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Eley Funeral Home in Constantine where Religious Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 13th, with Reverend John McClimans, First Church of God, Three Rivers, officiating. Interment will be in the Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Rivers Health Hospice or West Michigan Cancer Center. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.