Funeral services for Steve “Papa” Hilton, 75, of Emory, were held on February 21 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Bro. Jason Rolen officiated.
Mr. Hilton died at his home in Emory on February 16, 2021. He was born on January 11, 1946, in New Boston, to Calvin Carl Hilton and Ethel (Madewell) Hilton. He married Christine Chick on November 25, 1973, in Garland. Mr. Hilton was a chief garage mechanic for GTE.
Mr. Hilton is survived by his wife; sons, Russell Hilton, James Hilton, and Heath Hilton and wife Tracy; daughter, Shannon Balentine; grandchildren, Renee Hilton, Wade Balentine, Scott Balentine and Heather Balentine; great-grandchildren, Bracelyn Balentine, Sophia Villegas, Aubrey Balentine, Elly Balentine, Letty Balentine and Huxley Balentine; sisters, Kathy Mayo and Helen Rogers; and brother, Dennis Hilton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Carl Hilton and Doug Hilton; and sisters, Maggie Hawkins and Inez Horton.
Arrangements were under the directions of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. An online guest book is available at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com.