Obituary: HILTON, JOSEPH LAWRENCE

Published: Friday, Aug. 22 2014 12:16 a.m. MDT

Joseph Lawrence Hilton1926 ~ 2012Joseph Lawrence Hilton, born April 20th, 1926 in Salt Lake City, UT and raised in Heber, UT, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 2, 2012. He was a World War II Veteran serving in the United States Navy. He was a successful businessman working as a pile driving contractor for 40 years and as a rancher in retirement. He loved the outdoors, fishing, boating and hunting. He loved to cook and loved entertaining family and friends.He was preceded in death by his wife of 20 years, Betty Cummings Hilton, two daughters, Nellene and Karol Hilton, and sister Bonnie Montgomery. He is survived by his brother, Neil Hilton; sister, Patsy Homes; his children: Renita Revill, Kathleen Baker, Bill Hilton, Don Hilton, Jody Hilton and Laurie Rowland; three step-children, Lloyd Cummings, Judy Ashworth, and JB Cummings; 50 grandchildren and 110 great-grandchildren.Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 6 11 AM in the Heber LDS 9th Ward, 325 East 500 North, Heber City. Viewings will be Sunday from 6:00 8:00 PM at Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, 288 North Main Street, Heber City, and on Monday from 9:30 10:30 AM prior to the services at the LDS Church. Interment will be in Mt. View Memorial Estates Cemetery, 7800 South 3115 East, Cottonwood Heights, UT at 3:00 PM. Condolences may be left for the family at www.olpinhoopes.com