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David Joshua Martin Jay Tillett

Obituary Date: Saturday 13th February 2016

David Joshua Martin Jay Tillett, 27, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 13, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness.

Born March 23, 1988 in Canton, Georgia, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 15 years.  D. J. was a collector of unique objects and was adventurous with a unique personality.  He was a rock to his family, accepted everyone with open arms and helped anyone who was in need. He was an angel with some scars, but had a big heart and will really be missed.  D. J. was preceded in death by his father, David Martin Tillett; grandmother, Anna May Tillett; grandfather, Ronald F. Tillett; and nephew, William E. Ritchey.

D. J. was a proud and dedicated father to his daughter, Mackenzie Jane, Dawsonville; and was also survived by his mother, Myra Garcia, Dawsonville; sister, Gloria Jane, Dawsonville; brother, Cody Joseph Tillett, Dawsonville; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.


A celebration of his life will be held Saturday February 20, 2016 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Dahlonega Ward, 7207 Dawsonville Highway, Dawsonville, Georgia  30534, from 2 until4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to assist with final expenses.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

Funeral Date
02/20/2016 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Bearden Funeral Home
(706) 265-3159
334 Highway 53 East , Dawsonville 30534