Brett Lilley

Brett Douglas Lilley, 56, of Paris, passed away at 5:40 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He was employed as an assembly technician at North American Lighting.

A memorial visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Templeton Funeral Home. Private interment is at a later date.

Mr. Lilley was born Nov. 30, 1961, at Danville, the son of the late Tom and Faye Breezely Lilley. He married Betty J. Beshmann Sept. 22, 2006, at Paris, and she survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Johnathon D. Lilley of Knoxville, Tenn., and Jon (Sabrina) Root of Paris; a daughter, Rachel R. Lilley of Knoxville, Tenn.; a sister, Dani (Tommy) Howard of Danville; five grandchildren, Noah A. Moore of Knoxville, Tenn., Jorden and Justice Root of Paris and Ethan and Clayton Johnson of Paris; and his best friend, Chris Dunham of Danville.

Mr. Lilley was a 1979 graduate of Covington High School and attended Purdue University.

Memorial donations may be made to Wabash Valley Hospice.

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