February 22, 1924 - November 15, 2015
George Wilford Hilz, 91, of Pilot Point, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 in Denton, TX. He was born February 22, 1924 in Pilot Point, TX to William and Mary (Jentgen) Hilz, Sr. George served in the United States Army Air Corps. He is survived by his two daughters, Gretta Buchanan of Pilot Point, TX, Karen Keith and husband Steve Murdock of Aubrey, TX; three step-daughters, Allison Smotherman of Dallas, TX, Jennifer McGran of Dallas, TX, Jessica Neatherlin of Kenya, Africa; three grandchildren, Stephani Keith Short of Pilot Point, True Neatherlin, Wheatly Neatherlin; great-grandchild, John Short; three brothers, John Hilz of Dallas, TX, Jim Hilz of Palm Desert, CA and Bob Hilz of Phoenix, AZ; two sisters, Betty Bernhardt of Houston, TX and Mollie Cummings of Universal City, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-daughter, Leslie Farrell; two brothers, Harold Hilz and Bill Hilz; and sister, Margaret Kam. A rosary will be held starting at 6:30PM with visitation following until 8:00PM, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Pilot Point. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Kennedy officiating. Donations may be made in George's honor to Cal Farley Boys Ranch, 600 SW 11th Avenue, Amarillo, TX 79101-3228; www.calfarley.org/waystogive; 800-687-3722. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center. To send a flower arrangement to the family of George Wilford Hilz, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
George Wilford Hilz, 91, of Pilot Point, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 in Denton, TX. He was born February 22, 1924 in Pilot Point, TX to William and Mary (Jentgen) Hilz, Sr. George served in the United States Army Air Corps. He is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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