• Otis N. Tilton
    December 05,2013

    Otis N. Tilton

    Otis N. Tilton

    RANDOLPH — Otis N. Tilton, 86, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Gifford Medical Center.

    He was born in Randolph, the son of Newell and Nina (Haraden) Tilton. 

    He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and married Grazia Judd in Rochester on Aug. 26, 1950. 

    A lifetime Randolph resident, he farmed and was a residential carpenter.

    He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing horseshoes, gardening, and baking pies and muffins.

    Survivors include four children, Chuck Tilton, of Randolph, Linda Brailey, of Post Mills, Sarah Gerdes, of Northfield, and Brenda Washburn, of Bethel; a sister, Myrtle Hall, of Randolph; 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. 

    He was predeceased by his wife; a son, Gary; and a sister, Isabelle Norton.

    The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Day Funeral Home, where a calling hour will begin at 1 p.m. 

    Burial with military honors will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. 

    Memorial contributions may be made to Gifford Medical Center Last Mile Ride, P.O. Box 2000, Randolph, VT 05060; or American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. 

    For online condolences, visit www.dayfunerals.com.

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