Shalvin D. Tillett
Shalvin was born on January 12, 1988 in Flagstaff, Arizona and passed away unexpectedly at the age of thirty at his home on February 21, 2018.
Shalvin was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandson and nephew. He was known for his contagious laugh, great sense of humor, outgoing personality, and immediately lit up the room with his smile. In his free time he enjoyed spending time outdoors, working out, and spending time with family and friends, including giving his cousins a hard time. Shalvin was very compassionate, loving, and had a heart of gold; he will be missed by many, but never forgotten. Shalvin was employed at W.L. Gore as an Area Leader for ten years. He was preceded in death by Casey Tillett (brother), Lorena Kirk (great grandmother), and Sidney Kirk (great grandfather). He is survived by his wife Maria Tillett, son ShonCalvin Tillett, stepson Domingo Howell, mother Christi Heckman, father Derrick (Carol) Tillett, mother and father in law (Richard and Reggie Howell, brother in law Richard Howell IV), brother Brandon Heckman, grandmother Elaine Sherfey, grandfather Gary Raper, grandmother Colleen Tillett, grandfather Michael Tillett, aunt Jaimi Hernandez (OJ), uncle Daniel Raper (Denise) and extended family and cousins that he loved dearly.
Services will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:00 Noon, at the Double Tree, 1175 Historic Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Graveside services will follow at the Citizens Cemetery, 1300 S. San Francisco St. Arrangements are by Lozano’s Flagstaff Mortuary, www.FlagstaffMortuary.com.