2010-12-18 / Obituaries

James W. Hilliard

James W. Hilliard, 81, of Thornville, died December 10, 2010, at his residence.

Jim was born August 14, 1929, in New Lexington, the son of the late Enoch and Alice Sands Hilliard.

He worked at the tile plant and later retired from Kaiser Aluminum in Newark.

Surviving are his wife, Joanne King Hilliard of the home; two sons, William T. Hilliard of Newark, and Roger Hilliard of Thornville; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one brother, Doug Hilliard of New Lexington.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Hilliard; three sisters, Betty Montell, Hazel Huffman, and Mary Teeters.

There was a caring cremation at Jim’s request. Joanne wishes a special thanks to Beth Ann Ruble, Michelle Billy and Mary Ann McLaughlin.

Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset is entrusted with the arrangements.

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