Fred “Freddie” Hilton, 91, widower of Hattie Rogers Hilton and former husband of Annie Streeter Hilton, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Lake Marion Nursing Home, Summerton.
He was born Nov. 26, 1922, in the Jordan section of Clarendon County, a son of the late Johnny and Evelyn Dukes Hilton. He received his formal education in the Jordan Parochial School in Clarendon County. He was a devoted Christian and faithful servant of God. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served his country with dignity and honor. He was employed with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for more than 40 years.
Survivors are four sons, Louis (Jacqueline) Hilton of Vandergrift, Pa., Freddie Hilton Jr. of Augusta, Ga., and Terry Hilton of Winston-Salem, N.C.; one stepson, Richard Robinson; a special niece and caregiver, Thelma Hilton of Manning; a special first cousin, Frank (Daisy) Hilton of Manning; 15 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Celebratory services for Mr. Hilton will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hayes F. & LaNelle J. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel, 114 N. Church St., Manning, with Elder Henry L. Hilton officiating, the Rev. George P. Windleiy presiding and Evangelist Jacqueline Hilton and Pastor Stephen McBean assisting.
Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday in the Florence National Cemetery, Florence.
The family is receiving friends at the home of his niece, Thelma Hilton, 117 Harvin Ave., Manning.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
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