White Sulphur Springs-Wilbur Jacob “Buddy” Hilton, Jr., 73, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg.
Buddy was born Sept. 4, 1948 in White Sulphur Springs, the son of the late Wilbur Jacob and Cova Dalton Hilton, Sr.
He was a Christian, having studied the Bible every day. Buddy loved country music and most often he would entertain family and friends while singing along with the music playing. Buddy loved animals. He started his working career at Bowling Hardware in White Sulphur Springs and then moved on to work with the maintenance staff at The Greenbrier Hotel until an auto accident left him paralyzed.
Those left to cherish Buddy’s fond memory are his sister, Cheryl Clark (JM) of Wake Forest, NC; nephew, David Marshall Clark and his children Amanda and Josh; niece, Lisa Clark Dreyer (Bill) and her children Jacob and Hayley; aunts, Shelva Honaker Burr and Elizabeth Murphy; and numerous cousins.
Funeral services were held on Saturday June 4, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg where Pastor Lowell O’Dell officiated.
Family and friends visited with the family before the services on Saturday.
A private family burial was held at Rosewood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorial contributions be made to the Greenbrier County Animal Shelter, 151 Holiday Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901 or to Hospice Care 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com