October 26, 2019
Captain Richard William Tillotson, 68, passed away suddenly Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his Comox home. He leaves behind his wife of 37 years, Emma (Kinsella) Tillotson; his daughter, Donna Tillotson; his son, David Tillotson (Kari); two grandchildren Charlotte and Jake; his sister Patrica Rafuse (Dennis); many relatives and close friends.
Born in Calgary, the son of George and Prudence (Tinsdeall) Tillotson, he joined the Canadian military at age 17, and served for 33 years. He retired as SAR pilot at Comox 442 squadron.
He loved hunting, fishing and spending time with family. He will be deeply missed.
For details about the funeral service please contact Comox Valley Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richards’s memory can be made to the Legion at https://www.legionbcyukon.ca/
A gathering of family and friends will take place on Saturday, November 2nd at 2 pm at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation and Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richards’s memory can be made to the Legion at https://www.legionbcyukon.ca/
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