James “Jim” C. Hilton, Jr.

James “Jim” C. Hilton, Jr., 75 of Yanceyville, NC went home to be with his Lord on Monday, February 13, 2023 at the VA Hospital in Durham, NC after being in declining health for several months.

Jim was born in Syracuse, NY on September 16, 1947 a son of the late James C. Hilton, Sr. and Sophia Hilton. Jim was one of three children, including his brother, Bob Hilton. He grew up in New York, lived in Colorado and then moved to the Yanceyville community in 2013. Jim had worked for Wegmans Food Company for 25 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 89 and also a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7316.

On February 17, 2001 he married, Lou Abbey Hilton, who survives.

In addition to his wife and brother, he is survived by his sister-in-law, Joyce Abbey of Yanceyville, NC.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at the Pleasant View Assembly of God with Pastor Gary Loftis officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorial donations be made to the VFW Post 7316 or to the American Legion Post 89 at PO Box 1553, Yanceyville, NC 27379.

Wrenn-Yeatts Memorial Funeral Home, Yanceyville, NC is respectfully serving the Hilton family.

Online Condolences at www.wrenn-yeatts.com