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Robert Reece Hilliard, Sr.
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Obituary for Robert Reece Hilliard, Sr.

DURHAM: Robert Reece Hilliard, Sr., 82, died Monday, February 6, 2017, at his home. He was born in Durham, the son of the late Roy Selma Hilliard, and Minnie Ethel Hilliard. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Sue Karriker Hilliard, and one brother, Douglas Eugene Hilliard.

Mr. Hilliard was the former owner of Reece Pump Service, Inc. He was a faithful member of Lowe’s Grove Baptist Church where he was active in the Young Men’s Sunday School class, and a member of the American Legion Post 416. He was also a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War.

Mr. Hilliard is survived by his sons, Robert Reece Hilliard, Jr. and wife Kim, Randall Scott Hilliard and wife Suzanne, daughter Stephanie Diane Hilliard Honeycutt and husband Jeff, and sister, Loretta Adams-Allen and husband John, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 10th, 2017 at Woodlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Forest Gale, Jr. and Pastor Woody Freeze officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, February 9th at Clements Funeral Home, Durham and other times at the home.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clements Funeral Service in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

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2:00 PM
Woodlawn Memorial Park

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703


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