Keith Dwight Tilton, 53, of Zanesville, died at 8:26 P.M. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House, Zanesville. He was born March 26, 1964, in Zanesville, a son of the late Charles Tilton and Delores Gebhardt Tilton Dankers. He graduated from Zanesville High School Class of 1982 and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Keith was a plant manager for Top Cat Concrete, Columbus, volunteered for Christ Table and was on the Board of Directors for Christ Table and member of American Legion Post 29. He enjoyed his family and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Lora K. James Tilton whom he married October 12, 1985; three sons, Joshua (Kimberly) Tilton, Jeremy (Michelle) Tilton, and Elijah (Gina) Tilton, all of Zanesville; six grandchildren, Ayla, Annabelle, Addisyn, Avah, Brantley, and Madeleine; four brothers, Tom (Linda) Tilton, Chuck (Charlotte) Tilton, Jeff (Becky) Tilton all of Zanesville, and Norman (Karen) Tilton of Pensacola, Florida; and friends, Kenny Sayre and Tom Taylor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Savanah Tilton.
Friends and family may call from 2:00 - 4:00 and 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at the BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE. A Cremation-With-Care will take place and funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Zanesville, where full Military honors will be accorded to him by the United States Navy in conjunction with the VFW George Selsam Post 1058 and the American Legion Post 29.
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