Farrier David Tilson passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Three Rivers Place in Kennewick, Wash. He was 54.
After graduating from high school in 1981, Tilson earned an animal science degree from Washington State University in 1986. He followed his passion as a horse trainer, farrier and science teacher until he was forced to stop due to his illness.
A celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Chaplaincy Healthcare, 1480 Fowler St., Richland, Wash.