Harrisonburg Daily News Record
March 2, 1953
E.I. Hillyard Dies At 80
Edward I. Hillyard, 80. Well known retired Plains District farmer, died yesterday morning at 1:45 at his home a mile east of Timberville following an illness of four months.
A son of the late Frederick and Mary Pickering Hillyard, he was born May 9, 1872 at Mayland.
In 1901 he married Miss Delphia Lohrh, of Mayland, who survives him.
Mr. Hillyard spent most of his life in the Mayland Timberville section and was well known and had many friends throughout Plains District.
He was a lover of old time music and attended many old folk's sinings in various parts of the county.
Mr. Hillyard was for many years a member of the Broadway EUB Church.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Howard Hillyard, of Broadway; and Saylor Hillyard, of Washington; one daughter, Mrs. Vada Holsinger, of Timberville; three brothers, Homer Hillyard, of Mayland; Walter Hillyard, of Zenda; and J. A. Hillyard, of Akron, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Nettie Pierce, of Princeton, W. Va.; two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock from the Broadway EUB Church with the Rev. W. E. Wolfe and the Rev. E. Lee Shaeffer conducting the services.
Burial will be in the Linville Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Russell Smith, James Higgs, Jack Good, Wayne Lohr, Orr Lohr, and Carl Wine.
The body was moved yesterday from the Rhodes Funeral Home in Broadway to his late home where it will remain until Tuesday at noon when it will be taken to the church to lie in state until the hour of the funeral.
Friends relatives and pallbearerrs are asked to meet at the church Tuesday afternoon at 1:45.
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