James "'Jim' 'Pops'" Lilly
James F. ‘Jim’ ‘Pops’ Lilly, 56, of Lewistown, passed away on Saturday June 23, 2018 at his home.
Born November 16, 1961 in East St. Louis, Illinois, he was the son of the late Eugene and Silvia (Biggs) Lilly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Sheila Lilly.
Jim will be remembered and missed by his loving wife, Tonilee (Riefer) Lilly whom he married on October 13, 1988, his children, Thomas Riefer and wife Randa, Misty Bowersox and husband Joseph, and Melissa Counts and companion Kevin Echard all of Lewistown, and Amanda and James Lilly of Illinois, step-siblings Donna Estepp and Steven, and Grandchildren, Ryleigh, Evie and Grayce Riefer, Wyatt, and Isabel Bowersox, and Savannah Tassa.
Jim was employed at Creekside Hearth and Patio. He was truly a ‘Jack of all Trades’ who loved riding his Harley in his free time. Most of all, he was a devoted husband, and he adored his grandchildren, and his grandchildren adored their ‘paw-paw’.
A memorial service in loving memory of Jim will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday June 28, 2018 at The Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, with Pastor Harvey Fry officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are respectfully encouraged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 12 Chestnut St, Lewistown PA 17044.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.barrfh.com