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 mcadamsmortuary.com.