Preston B. Hillman, Sr.
4Augusta, GA – Preston B. Hillman, Sr., 75, husband of 52 years to Mrs. Mary B. Hillman of Shirley Ave., entered into rest Thursday, June 3, 2010, at the V.A. Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 4:00 P.M., from the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Hillman, a native and lifelong resident of Augusta was the son of the late Floyd Beauford and Mary Cato Hillman. He had retired from Georgia Iron Works, was an avid Atlanta Braves baseball fan, and had been a baseball coach for the Richmond County Little League. Mr. Hillman was a member of the Central Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and was a volunteer for the Kingdom Hall Quick Builds. He was a wonderful, loving husband and father.
Mr. Hillman was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeremy Spires and his sister, Annie Swann.
In addtion to his wife Mr. Hillman is survived by his children and their spouses, Mary Hillman and Brian Loomis of Hardeeville, SC, Bart and Gloria Hillman of Grovetown, Celia and Bert Nalley of Hephzibah, and Floyd B. and Anitra Hillman of Smyrna, GA; a brother, Beau Hillman and a sister Janie “Peggy” Evans both of Augusta; seven grandchildren, Jaimie Rosa, Chad Hillman, Matt Hillman, Cory Hillman, Sydney Hillman, Ashton Davis and DaKaari Hillman; as well as six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 until 8:00 at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.