Tildon L Van

Born: Thu., Jan. 23, 1964
Died: Sun., Jul. 19, 2020


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 21, 2020
Location: Shawneetown Location

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Jul. 22, 2020
Location: Shawneetown Location

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Tildon L. Van, 56, of Shawneetown, Illinois, passed away after an extended illness on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  He was born on January 23, 1964 in Eldorado, the son of the late Virgil Lee and Novella (Hafley) Van.  Tildon married Mary R. Vaughn on the 7th of June in 1985.  For over twenty years he was a truck driver for Meuth Concrete Company in Henderson, Kentucky.  Also Tildon was a member of the Ohio Valley General Baptist Church in Shawneetown.  Tildon is survived by his loving wife, Mary Van of Shawneetown; one daughter, Brooke Van and Jake Light of Eldorado; one son, Andrew and Larissa Van of Johnston City; three sisters, Virgie and Brian Patton of Shawneetown, Marlene and Roy Lynch of Ridgway, Joyce and Stanley Weddell of Waverly, Kentucky and one brother, Arval Van Sr. of Shawneetown.  He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Lois Taylor, Wanda Osborne, Wilma Gobtop, and Opal Matthews.  There will be a visitation for Tildon on Tuesday, July 21st from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown.  Funeral services will be on the following day on Wednesday, July 22nd at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Reverend Perry Musgrave officiating the service.  Burial will follow at Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown.  Due to Convid-19, masks and social distancing will be required.  


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Jeff McClusky
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
Mary and family , I'm sorry to hear the passing of Tildon . You all are in our prayers .

LaDonna Earl
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
I'm so sorry to hear this. Tildon was a good man. Prayers for you Mary and the kids.

Debbie (Bolton) Dobbins. Ruby Bolton
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
We are so very sorry for your loss. We will be holding your family up in our prayers for strength and courage thru this time. Our hearts go out with you.

Tim glascock
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
Mary so sorry to hear about tildon.....bocephus.. wow when I heard today buddy my heart was so heavy buddy could not believe it wow life to short .. we may not talked much my friend but you were a true friend..may you rest in peace... ( bocephus) FOREVER you will be with me forever..i always asked about you THROUGH David rash....rest my friend until then

Jessica (McClusky) Lakatos
   Posted Mon July 20, 2020
Mary sorry to hear of the passing of Tildon. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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