James A. Hilton, age 66, of Makanda, Illinois, passed away Monday, October 6, in Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 66 year-old James A. Hilton will be Thursday, October 9, at 1:00 p.m., at the Huffman-Harker-Walker Funeral Home in Carbondale. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Makanda. Friends may call Thursday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Evergreen cemetery or the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. James is the brother of Phyllis Bandy of Mulberry Grove.
Birth Place: Carbondale, Illinois
Birth Date: March 1, 1948
Father: Lawrence A. Hilton
Mother: Ellen L. (Heern) Hilton
Survivors: Sisters- Phyllis (David) Bandy of Mulberry Grove, Jane Cambell of Jackson, MO., Shirley (Ken) Watts of Louisville, KY and Donna (Robert) Berry of Fenton, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and nephew Todd Bandy.
James was a member of the Makanda Methodist Church and the Mulberry Grove Baptist Church. He worked for Jackson County workshop and Fayco Enterprises, INC in Vandalia.