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Rodney Max Lilly

December 27, 1948 — December 15, 2019

Rodney Max Lilly, 70, passed away at his home in Eagar on the morning of Sunday, December 15, 2019. He was born in McNary, Arizona, December 27, 1948 to Max C. Lilly and Freda Veon Penrod Lilly.

Rodney was known for his incredible work ethic and wore many hats over his 70 years, including, butcher, logger, heavy equipment operator, truck driver, saw mill owner and rancher.

Rodney is survived by his loving wife (childhood sweetheart), Laura Laveda Power Lilly. They were married, June 10, 1967 at The First Baptist Church of Chandler, Arizona.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children, Rodney Tyrone (Harley) Lilly, Gold Beach, Oregon; Tammi Lyn (Kevin) Hilkins, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Terri Ann Charles (John Kilmer), Tucson; Trisha Kay (Chris) Gasper, El Mirage; sister, Joan Ellen Marshall, Port Orchard, Washington; brothers, Kurt C. Lilly, Lakeside; Mark Wallace Lilly, Williams; 22 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Rodney was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Judy Lynn Newman, Janice Dolly Duke, brother, Kent C. Lilly, and son, Timothy Shane Lilly.

A viewing will be held Friday, December 20, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Burnham Mortuary, Eagar. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at The First Southern Baptist Church, Springerville, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow the funeral services at the Lakeside Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

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