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Tillman S. (Shane) Hilleary

March 6, 1946 April 29, 2018
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Obituary for Tillman S. (Shane) Hilleary

TILLMAN S. (SHANE) HILLEARY, age 72, of Piqua, passed away at 5:15 P.M. Sunday April 29, 2018 in his residence. He was born March 6, 1946 in Piqua, OH to the late Tillman L. and M. Marie “Owen” Hilleary. He married his childhood sweetheart Jean (LeVan) Hilleary June 26, 1965 in Piqua, OH. She survives.

He is also survived by two sons & daughters-in-law: Matthew & Wendy Hilleary, Piqua, Joseph & Melissa Hilleary, Piqua; two brothers & sisters-in-law: George & Kay Hilleary, Decatur, AL, Rodney Max & June Hilleary, Piqua; one sister: Nancy Sampson, Piqua; five grandchildren: Madison Hilleary, Claire Hilleary, Sophie Hilleary, Sean Hilleary, Aaron Hilleary; and one great-grandchild: Amari. He was preceded in death by three brothers & four sisters: John Hilleary, Charles Hilleary, Robert Hilleary, Ruth Dapore, Shirley Wray, Rita Pennington, and Amelia Hilleary.

Shane attended Piqua City Schools and was a member of Tower of Truth Church. He was employed at ITW in Troy for over 30 years. Shane was very fond of all the employees and his co-workers at ITW. He enjoyed yard work, and fixing things, especially plumbing. Most of all, Shane loved spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be held Friday May 4, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with Pastor Charles Karns officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Family will receive friends Thursday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373.

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11:00 AM 5/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Family will receive friends Thursday May 3, 2018 from 5-8 P.M. at the Funeral Home

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

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Forest Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356

8660 N. State Route 66 Piqua 45356 Ohio
United States

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