David James Tilley

June 9, 2018

Obituary

It is with heavy hearts we announce the death of David, our beloved husband, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and best friend in Victoria B.C. following a tragic car accident on June 9, 2018, aged 46. David is survived by his loving wife Justine Tilley, parents Ruth and Bruce Tilley, Brother John (Nancy) and their son Stephen, Brothers in-law Duncan O’Mahony (Shandalin) and their son Cormac in Chilliwack B.C., Quentin O’Mahony (Kaoru) and their sons Brendan and Lliam in Tokyo, Japan. Mother in-law Olive O’Mahony (Justin – deceased) of Abbotsford B.C. Also leaving to mourn a large circle of family and friends in Newfoundland and British Columbia. A memorial service is being held in Abbotsford, B.C. on Saturday June 16.  Friends and Family in Newfoundland are welcome to attend visitation on Friday June 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road, St. John’s.  Funeral to be held at St. Thomas Anglican Church, Military Road, Saturday June 23 at 2:30 p.m. Donations in David’s memory graciously accepted for the Brain Tumor Association https://www.braintumour.ca/6915/donate-now ; or Mothers Against Drunk Driving https://madd.ca/donation/donation-english.html.

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Visitations

2-4 p.m. on June 22, 2018

7-9 p.m. on June 22, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:30pm, Saturday June 23rd

St. Thomas Anglican Church


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Bruce and family. We were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of David’s tragic death.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

The Tilley Family (and Justine & family)
We were deeply shocked and heartbroken to hear of David’s death. He was a friend (“one of the boys”) that remains in our hearts as someone that always made us laugh. I went to high school with Dave and my husband went to University with him and we both have many fond memories to share. We are unable to attend the funeral in NL, but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. xo

Bruce,

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

John and Family,
Our deepest condolences on the tragic death of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult and sad time.
Judy and Harold Sheppard

Bruce, Ruth and all family members.

As you deal with the death of your precious David, may you find some measure of comfort in the promise of everlasting life. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

Ruth;Words cannot express the sadness to hearof your sons tragic passing. Warm thoughts and prayers go out to you. May His strength be yours, and your memories sustain you in these days. Helen King

Bruce and family, so sorry for your loss. sincere sympathy.

Bruce, Ruth and family;
We are saddened for the loss of your son David and we send our deepest condolences. May the strength of family and friends sustain you through this difficult time.

Wayne and Mora Bussey
Mahone May , NS

Bruce, Ruth and Family;
I was shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic passing of your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you try to deal with this very difficult and unexpected death of your loving child. May God give you strength and peace, knowing that David is now in the nearer presence of his creator. May God Bless you abundantly during this very sad time.

Bruce, Ruth and family, our condolences on the tragic loss of your son David. May your wonderful memories help in the days and weeks ahead.

Garry and Debbie Chaytor

Bruce and Ruth, my condolences on the tragic loss of your son. May the love and mercy of our Lord be bestowed upon you and your family during this unfortunate time.

Bruce and Ruth: Our sincere condolences to you and your family on the, oh so sad, event, that took Davids life. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you, and may God give you strength and comfort at this difficult time. God Bless you, Bernice and Bill Wells

Ruth, my deepest condolences to you and your family at this very difficult time. My heart breaks for you and I pray that knowing others share in your sorrow will bring you some comfort .

Justine, I don’t even have words but I am deeply sorry for all of this and please know I am here for anything.
To Dave’s parents – my family and I are gut-wrenched for you as no one should ever lose a child.
Our deepest condolences to Justine, Dave’s parents and his family.
Lynn, Clar and family ❤️

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of David Tilley . May the love of family & friends be a comfort to you at this difficult time . Rest In Peace 🙏

Bruce and Ruth, so sorry to hear of this tragic event that took David’s life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

Bruce, so sorry to learn of your family tragedy.

– Paul Sparkes

Bruce, our condolences, Jane and I were very sad to learn of your son’s sudden and tragic passing. Our thoughts are with you.

Bruce , Ruth and family
Thoughts and prayers
Rip David

Ruth, Bruce and Family’s, so sorry to learn of the tragic death of David. Sending prayers and support your way.

Words cannot express the sorrow and sadness I feel on Dave’s tragic passing. Dave was not only my colleague but a friend and honestly part of my 2nd family. He deeply cared about the people around him and it showed in his dedication to his work and his team. You are all in my thoughts during this unbelievably difficult time and have my deepest condolences.

Dave was one of the friendliest individuals I’ve met in the office. Despite his busy schedule, he always took time out of his day to check in and chat with those around him. I’m sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences to the family.

A tragic accident. Our prayers are with you. Boyd and Verna

Dave always went out of his way to support me as a mentor and as a friend. My deepest condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Bruce, Ruth, John and family,
We are shocked to learn of your tragic loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
May your memories sustain you through this difficult time.

Nancy Healey & Jim Prowse

Bruce, Ruth & Family – Our sincere condolences on the tragic loss of your son, David. As parents we can only imagine the pain in your hearts. May your wonderful memories sustain you at this difficult time.
Gerry & Mary Horlick.

Bruce and Ruth,
So very saddened by this and I’m sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.
-Mark

Bruce , Ruth and family! Sorry for the loss of your son. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time .

Bruce and Ruth. Please accept our sincere sympathy at the tragic passing of your son David. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Bruce Ruth family and friends I was sorry to hear this news yesterday know that you are in my thoughts and prayers .I shall remember him at the Altar on sunday.May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Bruce, Ruth and Family
I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time and I hope that all of your treasured memories of David will remain in you hearts and comfort you, now and into the future. God Bless

sorry to hear about davids passing my heart goes out to his father and mother and all his family and all his friends that he know think of all the good time you have with him
RIP DAVID

Bruce, Ruth & family,

We were shocked and saddened to hear of David’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

I didn’t know Dave for long but the impact he had on my life will never be forgotten. He was one of the kindest, funniest, supportive, and friendliest people I’ve ever met. He was not only the best boss I have had the privilege of working for but he was also a friend. He always put us first and that is just a testament to the kind of person he was.

No words feel adequate to express the impact of this loss but please accept my deepest condolences and know that my thoughts and prayers are with the entire Tilley family.

I will miss you Dave.

Dave was the best. He challenged his team to be and to do better but always provided a guiding hand. I’ll miss our coffee runs and hockey chats, and how you treated everyone you met the same way. You were my mentor and my friend and I’ll miss you.

I wish a speedy recovery for Justine, and that she and you all receive the support you need.

Bruce. So sorry for your loss. My taught and prayers are with you and your family.

Bruce, Ruth, John and the Tilley Family,. Please accept our sincerest sympathy in the tragic passing of David. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .
Dan, Heather, Steve and Mike O’Connell

Ruth and Bruce:. We are deeply saddened by the news of the loss of your son. We pray that God will grant you the strength to get through this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Our deepest condolences. God bless. Don & Janet

Bruce, Ruth, John, and Tilley family. Please accept my sincerest condolences! May God hold you in the Hollow of His hand as you mourn the passing of your beloved son and brother.Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time!

Ruth and Bruce,
So saddened to hear of the passing of your son, David.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.. Take comfort in your memories..
Robin & Danny Payne
Lewisporte

Bruce Ruth and family y sorry to hear of the passing of your Son and brother

The Tilley family:
So saddened to hear about David’s passing. Such a horrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you go through this very difficult time. May all the wonderful memories bring you peace and comfort.

Deepest condolences from The management and staff of GCR Tire Centre, St. John’s

Mr. and Mrs.Tilley, and family,
Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your son David. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Scott and Michelle Whelan
Former neighbour’s on Ferryland St.West

Mr. and Mrs. Tilley, John and family,

I was so saddened to hear the tragic news of David’s passing. May the happy memories of David bring you comfort and peace. Sincere sympathy to you all.

Bruce and family
So sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy
Paul And Jill Currie

We join with family and friends in expressing our sympathies of this tragic event . Our thoughts are with all the family members . My , oh my , this is so hard to believe !
The Hefferton”s ( Bob, Kathryn and Derrick )

Mr and Mrs Tilley, John and family,
I am so very sorry to hear of the horrible loss of Dave. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Bruce,Ruth and Familt
So sorry to hear of your son David’s tragic passing. May your precious memories of him,help you all through this most difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to you all.

Ruth, Bruce and the Tilley Family,
Our deepest condolences on the tragic death of your son. Words cannot convey how truly sorry we are to hear this sad news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Ray & Sandra Piercey

We lived across the street from David many years ago. A lovely boy that will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all..

Keith and Anne Young

Bruce, Ruth, Justine and the Tilley family:
I wish I could formulate the right words to comfort you and give you strength. But they don’t exist. It breaks my heart when I recall Bruce the many conversations with you at City Hall about your children and their families. The devotion and love you and Ruth have for them is a force that doesn’t stop with death. God give you all strength to get through this tragedy.

Bruce and Ruth, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your son David.Your in our thoughts and prayers.

by Doug and Hilda Summers

Mr. and Mrs. Tilley, John and family,
I was so sorry to hear about David and his wife’s accident. He was such a nice kid growing up, I remember lots of ball games in Ferryland St. park. You will be in my thoughts over the difficult time ahead. There are no words, only that my family is thinking of you all.

John, Nancy, Stephen, Bruce, Ruth and family:
We are so sorry to hear of this tragic news. Please know that you are in our thoughts! Hoping your wonderful memories will help you through this difficult time.

Mr and Mrs Tilley,, Justine John, Nancy and family.
Words can not express how sorry I am about Dave’s passing. I have so many fond memories of Dave and all of the Ferryland Street gang!! He was the one that made up my nickname that stuck for years. I am so happy that we did keep in touch in later years as well when I lived Abbotsford. I only ran into Dave at a Canucks game in 2016 and we had such an awesome chat catching up. He will be in my heart forever, a part of my childhood. Please know you and are in prayers and thoughts always
Melanie Young

I am saddened to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the Tilley family during this difficult time.

Tilley Family,
Words can not express how sorry I am to hear this news. David was such a quiet but fun guy. I hope you all find some comfort in knowing how much you are supported and loved. Take care.

Kelli Oakley (Noseworthy)

Bruce,Ruth & Family
Sincere condolences on the tragic death of your son David. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we pray for the recovery of David’s wife Justine.
God Bless
Peter & Jeanette Harvey
Langley, B C

Bruce, John and families,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I never had the pleasure to meet David, but I feel he would be of the same charecter as you, friendly, fun loving and witty and a pleasure to be around. I always enjoyed our times at the Board of Trade and around the various hockey rinks over the years and I hope we will meet again in happier times.

Kindest Regards

The Tilley family, Wilburn and Trixie wish to express our sympathy on the tragic death of David, we r so sorry and heartbroken to hear this terrible news. May u find some comfort in knowing that your friends are keeping u in their heart. Trixie and Wilburn oakley.

I am sending much sympathy and strength for all of David’s loved ones. Although I did not have the chance to meet him, it is evident from everything said about him that he was an amazing man. Feel the love that surrounds you and his presence as he watches over you alI. Sending condolences and love, Michelle Bell oxo

John, Bruce & Mrs Tilley

Words cannot even begin to say how sorry I was to hear of this tragic, senseless accident that took Dave from you all. Dave, John & myself had a lot of fun (years ago) when you guys would come to Healey’s Cove for your weekend cabin trips. Playing ball, fishing, playing spotlight and many other fun activities that kids did at that time. Hang on to the good times and remember Dave for the fun loving person he was.

Deepest condolences

He was the best kind of person. So kind, so selfless. An absolutely amazing person in everyway.
We hadnt spoke for awhile. But i miss him so much.
Love you David!

All my love and condolances to our family.. i love you all! Life isnt fair at all …

Bruce and Ruth
Our deepest condolences on your son’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Ed and Sharon Coady

Bruce, Ruth and Family,
Please accept our sincere condolences on David’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time.

Bruce, Ruth and family,
Please accept my condolences on David’s tragic passing.

John, Nancy, & Stephen
We were so very sorry to hear of your devastating loss! We are all thinking of you and sending our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
Bantam AAA Players & Families
Paradise Minor Baseball

Bruce,Ruth & Family
Very sorry for your loss.
Words seem so inadequate for such a terrible
tragedy.
We wish you the very best as you move forward
Allan,Ruby Tilley & family

Ruth and Bruce, Justine, and Families…
So sorry to hear of your tragic loss. It is impossible to imagine your sadness right now. We offer our sincere condolences. Take comfort knowing our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Randy and Melanie Tucker
St John’s.

Bruce Ruth and familys , thinking of you both at this very tragic time . Please take comfort in the many memories you have shared through the years . Love Cousin Margaret and Family London Ont .

Justine, Mr and Mrs T & family,
There are no words. Please cling to one another and to your faith in God. I pray that you feel His comfort and a peace that surpasses all understanding. You are all so dearly loved, as is Dave. I wish I was able to express my condolences in person but I can only send love and prayers from Ottawa. God bless you all. I’m so very sorry…

Bruce and Ruth,
We were shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic death of David and the serious injuries to his spouse. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.

Jim and Susan Adams

Bruce and Ruth,
Thinking of you both at this very sad and tragic time and remembering the good times of the past. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

We are so saddened to hear of this tragedy for you all. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time for you.

Bruce and Ruth so very sorry to hear of the passing of David, no words can can take away the hurt that you are feeling.

We will certainly keep you in our thoughts and prayers and that God will be with you all, to grant you peace and comfort and strength..

Derek and Roberta Osmond

Condolences to Bruce and Ruth on this heavy loss. Hold on to your good memories of him.

Liz and I were saddened to learn of David’s passing. It is difficult to imagine the depth of sorrow one must feel in the loss of a dear Son and brother. Be assured of our thoughts and prayers at this terrible time.

Justine, Bruce, Ruth, John and Nancy,
I am still in shock over receiving this news. Dave had a way of making people feel comfortable. He always made me laugh and was the best at teasing people relentlessly. He was a loyal, stand up human being, and it’s so hard to imagine him gone.

Justine, I am here for you, whatever you need, holding you in my thoughts.
Love,
Robin (Justine’s friend)

I’m so sorry for your loss. My time with him was so brief, and it was a mere karmic connection. It was my pleasure to say goodbye to him, an offer a blessing and passing to a better life.

We were shocked to hear of David’s passing. Words alone cannot convey what we feel and wish for you. But you can be assured that our prayers and support are warmly wrapped around you during this terrible time of grief. We give thanks for his time with us and commend his soul into the eternal care of our loving God.

Bruce , so so sorry to hear of your son’s passing…..our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family at this time……Bob & Donna French….