FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Roy Harold Hildebrand Sr., 82, died Nov. 18, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fayetteville.
Born Oct. 6, 1921, in Clarkton, Mo., son of the late Roy R. and Icy V. Haislip Hildebrand, he graduated from Lilbourn (Mo.) High School and was a member of the United Methodist Church. A World War II veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 57 years. He operated a retail store with his father in Risco, Mo., for 10 years and he and his wife operated a dairy farm and restaurant at Campbell, Mo. Before retiring in 1997 at Lowell, Ark., he worked for the Tobacco Sales Co. in Jonesboro for 13 years and the Farmer-Bocken Co. of Ames, Iowa, for 13 years.
On Jan. 8, 1945, at Piggott, he married Lola Faye Wilburn who preceded him in death.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Roy Harold "Sonny" and Shirley Hildebrand Jr. of Fayetteville; one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Stacey and Dustin Hildebrand of Van Buren; one grandson, Garrick D. Hildebrand of Fayetteville; one great-granddaughter, Ariana Chambers of Van Buren; and special friends, Paul and Nancy Edler of Cambridge, Iowa.
He was also preceded in death by his grandparents and great-grandparents.
Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Landess Funeral Home in Campbell, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton.