Longtime furniture sales rep Joe Tillman Jr. dies at 90
March 13, 2013,
Joe Tillman Jr.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Joe Tillman Jr., a furniture industry sales representative in the southeastern U.S. for more than four decades, has died. He was 90.
Tillman, a native of Greenwood, Miss., and a Mississippi State University graduate, began his furniture industry career shortly after a stint on the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, two children, a sister and four grandchildren. His son, Joe Tillman III, works for the contract furniture division of Fairfield Chair.