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Kenneth Merle "Tex" Hilton
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1932
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2012
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

(My brother-in-law Jim Burton's uncle "Bud")

~*~ Kenneth Merle "Tex" Hilton ~*~
(August 19. 1932 ~ August 14, 2012)

** Veteran U.S. Navy **

Kenneth Merle "Tex" Hilton, age 79 passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at Medicalodge, Columbus, KS following an illness. To his family, he was Uncle Bud.

Tex was born August 19, 1932, in McCune, KS., to John William and Rhoda Louise Mishler Hilton. Except for living in Illinois with his wife, he lived most of his life in Columbus.

He served three years in the U S Navy. He was a member of the Carpenter's Union, Chicago, Illinois; Among his hobbies were fishing and cutting wood.

He was married to Corine Pack on January 10, 1964 in Zion, Illinois. She passed away January 27, 1991. He was also preceded in death by 5 sisters and 1 brother.

Surviving is one brother, Marvin "Billy" Hilton, Arcadia, KS and one sister Maxine Morris, Jefferson City MO. His caregivers for several years have been his nephew, Dale Burton, and great-niece, Tina England, both of Columbus.

He has been taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, KS.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm, Monday, August 20, 2012 at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus, KS. Pastor Dennis Johnson will officiate.

(Published by the Derfelt Funeral Home
Columbus, Kansas August 14, 2012)


Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
Record added: Aug 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95353194

May you rest in eternal peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones.
- Barb J "John 3:16"
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012

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