Tillman Vann Hand, Jr

Published 2:54 pm Monday, February 29, 2016

Tillman Vann Hand, Jr. ,73, passed away peacefully Sunday February 28, 2016 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC with his loving and supportive family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Hand was born November 15, 1942 in Isle of Wight County,VA a son of the late Tillman V. Hand, Sr. and Margaret Viola Glover Hand. He was also predeceased by his sister, Nell Dunalow.



A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, he had retired as a foreman in the Woodyard Division of Union Camp Corporation.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 53 years, Brenda Blythe Hand, daughters, Brenda Louise Hand of Charleston, WV, Janet Darlene Baggett (Foy) of Franklin, VA, and Vanessa Hand Dixon (Herb) of Youngsville, NC, a sister, Pat Silverthorne of Como, NC, nine grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn King, Matthew Duane Ward, Ashley Leigh Stover, Norman Van Hand, Kenneth Ryan Baggett, Tyler Connor Dixon, Evan Taylor Dixon, Foy Webster Baggett, III and Madison Nicole Dixon, six great grandchildren, Joei and Tyler Ward, Piper and Atticus King, Raylynne Grace Baggett and Adalynn Rose Stover.

The funeral will be conducted at 2PM Wednesday March 2, 2016 at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, VA with the Rev. Ben Fulton officiating. Burial will follow at Southampton Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9PM today (Tuesday) in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, VA. www.wrightfuneralhome.org