Eric Richard TillotsonOctober 27, 1960 ~ February 22, 2017 (age 56)
Bradford, VT – Eric Richard Tillotson, 56, of Kenyon Road passed away at Dartmouth Hitchcock Memorial Hospital on February 22 following a brief illness. Eric was born in Woodsville, NH to Lee and Louise (Laundry) Tillotson on October 27, 1960. He grew up in East Corinth and graduated from Oxbow High School in 1978. On July 2, 1983, Eric married the love of his life Bonnie Gendron. They raised four beautiful children who love and will deeply miss their dad.
From the time of his graduation, Eric was involved with the trucking business, driving locally or nationally. He took great pride in his trucks and when home was often found in the garage working on the truck.
Eric loved spending time with his children and family, camping, talking with his trucking buddies from all over the country, and antique tractors. Last year, he purchased his first antique tractor and enjoyed taking it to local pulls. Having lived in North Carolina for a little time, he considered that paradise.
He sadly leaves behind his wife Bonnie Tillotson of Bradford, his daughter Erika Pierce, her husband PJ and grandchildren Mackenzie and Ethan of White River Junction, his son Bryan Tillotson and wife Mandy of East Corinth, his daughter Chelsea Tillotson and her companion Chad Franklin of Bradford, his son Nicholas Tillotson of Bradford, brothers Gary Tillotson of Bradford and Nelson Tillotson of East Corinth, and sisters Janet Tillotson of Bradford and Cindy Cushman of South Carolina, multiple nieces, nephews and cousins. Eric was predeceased by his parents and his brother Wayne.
Visiting hours will be held at Hale Funeral Home in Bradford on Friday, March 3, from 5-7 pm. Funeral services will be held 10 am on Saturday, March 4 at the Grace United Methodist Church, Main Street in Bradford.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Bonnie Tillotson , for the benefit of his grandchildren at Wells River Savings Bank, c/o Tonya Bean, PO Box 645, Wells River, VT 05081
The Hale Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Bradford, VT is in charge of arrangements.
To view an online guest book, go to www.halefuneralhomes.com