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Robert Antonio Tillman

Robert Antonio Tillman, 47, of Westfield, MA, crossed into eternal peace on May 27, 2020, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.

Robert was born March 5, 1973, in Jackson, MS, to Annie Ruth Tillman and Curtis Edwards. He was a 1991 graduate of Brookhaven High School. At a young age, Robert embarked on his journey in life and settled in Springfield, MA, beginning his career for Anchor Manufacturing where he remained for 20 years. He was the proud father of two daughters, Ariel Tillman of Jackson, MS, and Iesha Kerri-Ann Tillman of Westfield, MA. Joining him in eternal peace is his father, Curtis Edwards, and maternal grandfather, Willie Parms.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving mother, Annie Ruth Tillman-Rodriquez; and stepfather Oscar Rodriquez of Los Angeles, CA; his maternal grandparents, Elizaree Parms and Robert Earl Tillman of Brookhaven, MS; paternal grandmother Kerri Lee Edwards of Birmingham, AL; and siblings Vondell and Marissa Edwards of Chicago, IL. Robert was a loving father, son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend.

A service celebrating his life will be held July 4, 2020. In addition, floral arrangements and words of condolences can be made to Barry J. Ferrell Funeral Home in Holyoke, MA (barryjfarrellfuneralhome.com) or mailed to 468 Hwy. 583, Brookhaven, MS 39601.