<strong><img class="size-full wp-image-36343 alignleft" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2019\/03\/Dorris-Hylton-obit.jpg" alt="" width="230" height="304" \/>Lewisburg<\/strong>-Dorris Ray \u201cBoots\u201d Hylton, 78, formerly of Gap Mills, passed away Friday, Mar. 15, 2019.\r\n\r\nBorn Aug. 21, 1940, at Hollywood, WV, he was the son of the late Dewey Kyle \u201cD.K.\u201d and Clarice Whitlock Hylton.\r\n\r\nBoots was a member of the Union Church of God. He was retired from the WV Department of Transportation.\r\n\r\nIn addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his former spouse and lifelong friend, Freda Adams Hylton; sister, Gladys Hylton; brothers, Kenneth (Alma), Eugene and Cecil Hylton; and sister-in-law, Ada Mae \u201cAsie\u201d Adams.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include his daughter with whom he made his home, Kimberly Gilkeson (Doug) of Lewisburg; brothers, Marvin Hylton of Gap Mills, Bill Hylton (Mary Evelyn) and Dennis Hylton (Donna) all of Hollywood; sisters, Gracie Hylton of Hollywood and Faye Skripak (Richard) of Vero Beach, FL; grandchildren, Micah Gilkeson of Princeton, WV, Meshach Gilkeson (Katlin), Melish Gilkeson and Malaysia Gilkeson all of Lewisburg; great-grandchildren, Haiden, Kailaini, Rylan, Holden, Kamdrix and Hunston; sister-in-law, Connie Pettry of Lewisburg; and several nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nFuneral service was held on Thursday, Mar. 21, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel in Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nBurial followed in the Hollywood Cemetery at Hollywood.\r\n\r\nVisitation was Wednesday evening, Mar. 20, at the funeral home.\r\n\r\nOnline guestbook may be signed at www.morganfh.net.