John Robert Hillard

  • BORN: February 2, 1927
  • DIED: October 3, 2017
  • LOCATION: Noblesville, Indiana


John Robert Hillard, age 90, of Noblesville, IN died October 3, 2017 at Riverwalk Commons at Noblesville, IN. He was born February 2, 1927 at Elwood, IN to Omer Newton and Mary Emma (David) Hillard.

As a young man, he joined the military and served his country in the U.S. Navy for 22 years. His service time included three wars: WW II, Korean Conflict and the Viet Nam War. John was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association and the Disabled American Veterans.

John enjoyed photography, making movies and camping, often including all three with his family.

He married Geraldine Grace (Stafford) Hillard on June 4, 1953 and together they owned and managed Hillard Variety Store and Hillard Upholstery Shop at Cicero, IN for several years.

Surviving him is a son: John Edward (Cindy) Hillard of Noblesville, IN, daughters: Elizabeth Ann (Douglas) Hinshaw and Deborah Kay Hillard both of Noblesville, IN, grandchildren: Krysti Deckert, Erin and Ryan Hinshaw, and Jamie Hillard, plus three great-grandchildren.

His parents, wife and sister: Ellen Kathryn Crawford all preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday at Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034 with Dale Erwin officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until time of the services. Graveside rites will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens at Indianapolis, IN. You may send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.


Visitation
  • Thursday, October 05
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel
  • 209 W. Jackson St
  • Cicero, IN 46034
  • (317) 984-3614
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Funeral Service
  • Thursday, October 05
    7:00 PM
  • Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel
  • 209 W. Jackson St
  • Cicero, IN 46034
  • (317) 984-3614
  • Get Directions
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Condolences

“ John, Liz, Debbie -- So sorry to learn of Bob's passing, but am so glad we got to see you all at Linda and John's a couple of years ago. Take care...Read More »

Posted by: Cora Griffin - Noblesville, IN

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