Henry Tilman

Henry Frederick “Fred” Tilman, 74, of Humboldt, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at his home.
He was born in Humboldt on March 29, 1935, the son of Charles A. and Enos J. (Moody) Tilman. He attended Humboldt schools.
He served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
He was united in marriage to Christina L. Olson on June 20, 1994, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Humboldt. She survives of the home.
He worked in the shipping department at Monarch Cement Company until his retirement at 62.
Along with his wife, Chris, he is survived by two stepsons, Matt Hurst of Valdosta, Ga., and Dale Hurst of Humboldt; a granddaughter, Jesse Lundine; two stepgrandsons, Dalton Hurst and Tucker Hurst, both of Humboldt; a brother, Charles A. Tilman of Humboldt; and two sisters, Liz Smothers of Santa Ysabella, Calif., and Mary Kinney of Barstow, Calif.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Humboldt River Project and may be left at the funeral home, which is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.PenwellGabelHumboldt.com.