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Roy Hilliard

October 5, 1940 — August 31, 2016

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Mr. Roy Wayne Hilliard, 75, of Siler City, N.C., died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at the Siler City Center. The visitation will be held Thursday evening from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Joyce Brady Chapel in Bennett, N.C. . The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, with Rev. Darrell Garner officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.

Roy was born in Chatham County, N.C. in 1940, son of the late Robert Worth Hilliard and Sally Phillips Hilliard. He served in the U.S. Army. Roy enjoyed the outdoors very much and was known for his love of coon hunting. His greatest passion was witnessing to others and sharing the love of God with all who would listen. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Harold, Archie and Robert Hilliard.

He is survived by his sisters, Juanita and Lenora Lucas, both of Siler City, N.C., and Geneva Beck and Ezzie Lee Smith, both of Bear Creek, N.C., his aunt, Lottie Ellington and  a host of family and friends.

Condolences may be offered online at .

Joyce Brady Chapel of Bennett, N.C. is honored to serve the Hilliard family.

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