Barney Tiller

Barney Everett Tiller

Thursday, November 26th, 1936 - Saturday, November 14th, 2020
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Mr. Barney E. Tiller, age 83, of the Wysor Valley section of Honaker, Virginia, passed away Saturday (November 14, 2020) in a Richlands, Virginia hospital. Born November 26, 1936 in Buchanan County, Virginia, he was a son of the late Spence and Rosa Johnson Tiller. A lifelong resident of the area, he was of the Freewill Baptist faith and was a proud member of the Democrat party. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and had served during the Korean War. A retired coal miner, he had been employed by Pittston Coal Company. He was a member of the UMWA, VFW Post 9864 of Lebanon, Virginia, and the Drill Senior Citizens.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Margaret Elswick, Martha Tiller, William “Bill” Tiller, Theodore “Teddy” Tiller, Nancy Jackson, John Henry Tiller, Lily O’Quinn, Dewey Tiller, James “Pooge” Tiller, Troy Tiller, and Ollie Tiller. In his generation, he was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Tiller of the home; four children, Larry Everett Tiller and wife, Laura of Council, Elaine Stapleton of Jonesville, Dana Lester and husband, Michael of Council, and Josh Tiller and wife, Ashley of Abingdon; two step-children, Christopher Brown and wife, Fallon and Dustin Brown and wife, Ashley; seven grandchildren, Chris Tiller, Kayla Stapleton, Alex Tilley, Spencer Faith Lester, Corbin Tiller, Anson Tiller, and Gage Brown; two great-grandchildren, Ivan Stapleton and Ivona Stapleton; several nieces, nephews, and many friends also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia, with Rev. Roy Lee Wilson and Rev. Wayne Baldwin officiating. Interment will follow in the Tiller Cemetery at Council, Virginia.
The gravediggers will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Curt Wilson, Don Owens, Donnie Deskins, Rooster Miller, Chris Brown, Dustin Brown and Deward Tiller.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Thursday, where an evening song service will be conducted at 7:00 PM.
Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9864 of Lebanon, Virginia.
Due to COVID restrictions mandated by the governor, a mask is required. For those unable or uncomfortable attending, the service will be livestreamed on our Facebook page as well as our webpage.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 6:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, November 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, November 20th, 2020 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Roy Lee Wilson
    Rev. Wayne Baldwin
  • Interment

    Tiller Cemetery
    COUNCIL, VA 24260


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Posted at 09:16pm
Thoughts and prayers with you and the family. Barney was one of a kind and will be missed. Love Jeremy & Laura Tiller family
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Jeff and Joy Tiller and family

Posted at 08:58am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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O'Quin Niece and Nephews and families

Posted at 10:30am
Our beloved Uncle Barney will remain in our hearts forever.
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Anita Schlosser

Posted at 09:31am
I have so many great memories of coming to visit and Dad and Barney sitting talking together. They are together again to run the roads and those mountains. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

Anita Schlosser Posted at 09:32am

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Thomas Stranger

Posted at 02:27pm
So sorry to hear of Barney passing such a wonderful man love and prayers to the family.

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