Phillip Tilton Obituary

Phillip  Daniel Tilton
Phillip Daniel Tilton

September 11, 1958 - May 2, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Phillip Daniel Tilton, 62, died at home due to cancer on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Iles Grandview Park Chapel. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 7 at Iles Grandview Park Chapel followed by burial at Rising Sun Cemetery.

Phillip was born in Des Moines on September 11, 1958 to Bill Tilton and Audrey Tilton (Sirdorous). He worked as a roofer with Roofers Union local 142 for over 30 years. He enjoyed camping, westerns, music and water recreational sports. His favorite family tradition, that he always kept, was attending the Iowa State Fair. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Those left to cherish Phillip’s memory include his wife of 39 years, Susan; four children, Dawn Osborn, Phillip Jr., Daniel and Dusty and Samantha Tilton; eleven grandchildren, Dominic, Alec, Anthony, Annabelle, and Sarissa Osborn, and Kaliey, Audrey, Addison, Shyla, Sophia, and Daisy Tilton; great grandchildren, Athena Osborn and Jace Radke; sister, Barb Wessel; brother, Kim Dowd; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Ray and Lucy Clark; sisters, Cindy Dowd and Ann Tilton; and brothers, Gary and Greg Tilton.






Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, May 6, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, May 7, 2021
2:00 PM
Rising Sun Cemetery
Rising Sun Dr. & University
Pleasant Hill, IA US 50327
Friday, May 7, 2021
3:00 PM