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Darrell Clayton Hilton

June 14, 1935 September 11, 2019
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Darrell Clayton Hilton, age 84, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at his home. He was born June 14, 1935, in Jenkins, Missouri, the son of James and Hazel (Garner) Hilton.

Darrell was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. Throughout the years he worked for Juvenile Shoe Factory in Aurora, EFCO Corporation in Monett and was a salesman for Wheeler Furniture Store in Aurora. He was an avid Blue Grass musician and played music with the County Line Group and attended the Aurora First Baptist Church.

On June 9, 1956, he married Ramona Snider in Aurora, Missouri.

Darrell is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ramona; two sons, Brian Hilton and Aaron Hilton and his wife, Sharon, all of Aurora; four grandchildren, Matthew Hilton and his wife, Jessica, Victoria Erickson and her husband, John, of Aurora, Baylee Hardimon and her husband, Trey, of Collinsville, Illinois and Devon Hilton and his wife, Jordon, of Aurora; eight great- grandchildren; seven sisters, Janet Mitchell, Carolyn Jean Lawson, Nancy Sue Brown, Jackie Lathrop, Francis Harris, Judy Bauman and Lynna Kay Bloom and three brothers, Joe Hilton and his wife, Millie, Jimmy Hilton and Dale Hilton.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, James and Hazel, two sisters, Martha Russell and Christine McCarthy and two brothers, John Boyd and Harry Hilton.

A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial with full military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.

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Visitation

Monday

16

Sep

10:00 AM 9/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

16

Sep

11:00 AM 9/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home
303 S. Jefferson Ave. Aurora 65605 MO
United States

Burial

Monday

16

Sep

1:00 PM 9/16/2019 1:00:00 PM
Missouri Veterans Cemetery

5201 S. Southwood Rd.
Springfield , MO 65804

Missouri Veterans Cemetery
5201 S. Southwood Rd. Springfield 65804 MO
United States

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Missouri Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

5201 S. Southwood Rd.
Springfield , MO 65804

5201 S. Southwood Rd. Springfield 65804 MO
United States
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