|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 1995|
Sgt.James Arthur Hillhouse Jr. (Red), Served his Country in the Korean War, WW11, and helped liberate the Philippines. He worked as an Army translator, he could speak 13 different languages, and could read and write 9. He also served on the Air-Sea Rescue Craft. He made several rescues, and assisted in saving 15 lives. His decorations are as follows...
Combat Infantryman Badge, United Nations Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Honorable service Lapel Button WW11, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, WW11 Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean service Medal, Good Conduct Medal w/Bronze Clasp w/2 Loops, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze service stars, and Marksman Badge w/Carbine and Rifle Bars, and He received the Purple Heart.
Daddy owned and operated Highlands Auto Parts in Highlands, Texas for many years. It consisted of a Gulf gas station full-service (self-service was unthinkable back then) and an auto mechanic's garage.
Different members of the family worked for him from time to time. Also he helped support many family members when they went through hard times.
He Also was a life member of Wayne F. East VFW Post 4820 in Port Neches.
Sgt. James Arthur Hillhouse Jr. was Born, James Porter Hillhouse, but later changed his middle name to Arthur. He is the son of, James Arthur Hillhouse and Ethel Lou Conaway Hillhouse.
And was the worlds greatest daddy.
James Arthur Hillhouse (1888 - 1937)
Ethel Lou Conaway Hillhouse (1897 - 1953)
Anna Lee Craft Hillhouse (1945 - 2010)*
Leonora Ann Hillhouse (1950 - 1960)*
James Arthur Hillhouse (1953 - 1965)*
Donna Ruth Hillhouse Ashford (1959 - 2008)*
Addie Lee Dunn Smith (1911 - 1954)*
Leonard Earl Hillhouse (1917 - 1975)*
Frankie Faye Hillhouse Follett (1920 - 2008)*
James Arthur Hillhouse (1922 - 1995)
Sterling White Chapel and Cemetery
Created by: Angie Hillhouse
Record added: Sep 29, 2010
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