John R Hillman

August 19th, 1927 to July 16th, 2016

John Robert Hillman, 88, of Port Huron, died Saturday, July 16, 2016.

He was born August 19, 1927 to the late Harry and Agnes Hillman and lived most of his life in Port Huron.

Mr. Hillman served in the U.S. Army in Germany with the Army of Occupation after World War II. He was employed as a brakeman with the Grand Trunk Railroad for many years and also worked in the automotive industry prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his nine children, John (Trish) Hillman, Mary (Dave) Forbes, Patti (Tim) Clancy, Connie (Reny) Madrid, Dave (Stella) Hillman, Denny (Kathy) Hillman, Jackie McAlpine, Bill (Andrea) Hillman and Tim (Ann Marie) Hillman; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, William.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Allied Veterans Cemetery Columbarium, Port Huron. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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