Jerry Hilton, 49 years, of Republic, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his residence in Republic. He was born on Feb. 17, 1963, in Independence, son of Carl and Faedola Cooper Hilton. He was a 1981 graduate of Republic High School, and was a great baseball player during his high school years. Mr. Hilton worked in construction during his adult life. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Republic.
Survivors include: his parents, Carl and Faedola Hilton; one daughter, Jackie Lange and her husband Jason, of Newport, Minn.; one sister, Janet Hopper and her husband, Brian, of Canon City, Colo.; and one grandson.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Horner Cemetery in Cassville, with Chaplain Vicki Smeya officiating.
Memorials may be made to Oxford Health Care or to the family and entrusted to the White Funeral Home, Cassville.