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Francis Dale Hilyard

May 28, 1939 ~ September 15, 2021 (age 82)


Francis Dale Hilyard, 82 of Mitchell passed away September 15 at Garden Villa Bedford. He was born May 28, 1939 in Paoli to parents, Vaughn & Alys (Dickey) Hilyard. He married Ruth Moore April 9, 1958. Francis was a retired kiln burner a Lehigh Cement of Mitchell. He was a member of Woodville Baptist Church of Mitchell.

Survivors include: Wife- Ruth Hilyard of Mitchell

Sons- Steve Hilyard (Teresa) of Mitchell & Craig Hilyard of Paoli 

Daughter- Vonda Heverly of Indianapolis

Grandchildren- Jessica Foster, Matt Hilyard, Kayleigh Hathaway & Mariah Heverly

7 Great Grandchildren

He is preceded in death by parents, son- Scott Hilyard & brother, Ronald Hilyard. 

Cremation was chosen for Francis Dale Hilyard with a private burial at Talbot Cemetery of Mitchell at a later date. McAdams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. For condolences visit

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