>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google
Updated 12:14pm - Aug 20, 2014

Home arrow News arrow Obituaries arrow Obituary: Jack M. Tillson (April 28, 1929 - Jan. 15, 2013)

Obituary: Jack M. Tillson (April 28, 1929 - Jan. 15, 2013)

Jack M. TillsonJack M. Tillson, also known as Josh M. Leavitt, a long-time resident of Klamath, passed away peacefully in Crescent City on January 15, 2013. He was born April 28, 1929.

Jack was born a logger, one of the very finest on the Northern West Coast. He was a dear friend to everyone he met and loved to tell stories of his logging days. Jack also loved to share his fishing, hunting and camping stories. 

All of his memories were shared as if they only happened yesterday. He had a phenomenal photographic memory. He had a great love for his baby dogs and the hummingbirds that would feed from his feeders on spring days. 

Jack would spend his afternoons hanging with his friends at Crivelli’s and the Country Club. Jack had a great zest for life and celebrated his life to the very fullest.

Jack Tillson is a legend, a part of the Klamath. He is in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. He will be greatly missed. 

Jack is survived by his wife Mary of 62 years of marriage and their children, James Tillson and wife Karen, daughter Janice and his brother, Richard Leavitt and wife Judy of Nevada. 

He is also survived by his grandchildren Jennifer and Patrick of Utah, Jeromy and Melinda Cross of Idaho, Rebecca Tilson, Angela and Kenny Mattz, Heather Rubio and Nathan and Heidi Cross, all of California. Jack also had 13 great-grandchildren and many very close friends.

Jack was preceded in death by his son Lee Tillson, father Henry Leavitt and mother Rose Tillson Grady. 

Jack is no longer with us but will always be with us on the waters of the “Klamath River.” There will be a celebration of life for Mr. Jack Tillson on February 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. It will be a potluck at the Country Club Bar & Grill on Klamath Blvd., in Klamath.

 

Triplicate front page

Get home delivery of the Triplicate for only $7.94 a month. After filling out one simple and secure online form you could be on your way to learning more about your city, state and world than you ever have before.
subscribe


Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141
webmaster@triplicate.com

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use