Tilmon Blocker

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Tilmon R. Blocker, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at his home.

He was born Sept. 17, 1931, son of Tilmon and Ruth Russell Blocker.

He married Evelyn Fornkohl on March 18, 1961, in Marble Hill, Mo.

He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War as a GM3. He had been employed with Rose Barge Lines, Cape Poster and the city of Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Blocker of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Edith Lowes of Cape Girardeau; and a grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. today at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Thomas Kiefer officiating.

Burial will be at Fairmont Cemetery in Cape Girardeau with full military honors.