of Poughkeepsie, AR
August 20, 1953 - July 15, 2023
William Thomas Lillard, 69, of Poughkeepsie passed away Saturday, July 15, 2023.He was born Thursday, August 20, 1953 in Harrisburg, Arkansas to George Washington Lillard and Beula Ellen (Neal) Lillard.William was a compassionate and soft hearted man who loved his grandkids and his family very much. He was a member of First Assembly of God of Cave City and a hardworking man. He was a chicken farmer for Peco for sixteen years. He loved growing strawberries and was always tinkering on something.Survivors include his wife, whom he married April 28, 1973, Sharon (Caughron) Lillard of the home; one son, John Thomas Lillard of Walnut Ridge; one daughter, Nakesha Lillard of Saffell; one brother, Jerry Lillard (Lovenia) of Truman; two sisters, Linda Coward (Danny) of Marion, Margaret Carter (Bill) of Memphis; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; cousins and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harold and Doug Lillard; one sister, Hazel Mink and one granddaughter, Jordan Lee Holcomb.Pallbearers are Ryan Holcomb, Geritt Holcomb, Shawn Carroll, Shawn Ashlock, Jonathan Brown and Logan Cooney. Honorary pallbearers are Will Morgan, Michael Humphrey and Scott Humphrey.Funeral services will begin at 2:00pm Friday, July 21, 2023 at First Assembly of God of Cave City under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at Cave City Cemetery.Visitation will be from 1:00pm until 2:00pm, just prior to the service.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Food Bank, 437 N Main St, Cave City, AR 72521.
With my deepest sympathy i pray for all of the family's comfort in knowing he is no longer in pain he is right there with each and everyone of you loving you like he always did . He will always look over you I have no doubt you will feel him in the breeze. Tom was one of the most beautiful souls I have ever met his love for his family came at no cost his smile to see your face was always the same regardless of what was going on or how long it had been since he had seen you . I know him leaving will impact so many people if we all could try to pass his smile and love on in our lives I know he would be so proud . I'm sorry for your loss ðŸ™
Uncle Tom was such a kind and loving person. He had a way of just making you feel special and loved.
Uncle Tom was a Good hearted God loving man and was a gentle soul and a hard working man. He was kind and courageous and had integrity and was a great example of what a human should be. He was generous and intelligent and good mannered and had a great sense of humor. He was skilled and talented and a million other things but most of all he was loved ! We will all miss him and feel the void he has left in our hearts until we meet again! Prayers for all who knew and loved him ! Praying for comfort and strength for Aunt Sharon, John and his children and Kesha and her children and grandchildren. Love you all!
Uncle Tom. Go rest high with the family who've gone on before. Love you. So glad to have been part of your life. You always made me feel loved. Love and prayers to Aunt Sharon and John Thomas and Nakesha. God be with you.
Tom was one of the best man God ever created. Good Christian man. There just arenâ€™t enough words to describe the man he was, loving, caring, friendly. Best friend ever. He Loved all his family. Everyone always looked forward to seeing him. I know your in heaven now and you are rejoicing with your family, but our hearts are so empty. We will see you again.
We will always remember how caring and nice he was to us.Always felt welcome when we visited. He will be missed.
He was one of a kind person. Genuinely nice! Prayers for the family! He made a impact on everyone he met including me!
Love you guys. I will be there with mom on Friday.
We will miss him so much. He was a gentle soul. He was more like a brother to me. I hope our manions are next to each other . Enjoy heaven.
Sharon we don't have to tell you how wonderful Tom was. He was so wonderful to our family. He will forever be in our hearts and memories.
Sharon and family. I am sorry. Tom was a wonderful gentle soul who will be missed by many. I really enjoyed the time we worked together at the quick stop at Strawberry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.