Monday, November 9, 2009
James Hileman, 1905-1999
Daily Iowegian - January 1999
James Thomas Hileman, 93, of Centerville died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital.
He was born March 9, 1905, in Jerome, the son of Robert and Essie (Fry) Hileman.
He married Fern Clinkenbeard June 30, 1924. She survives.
Also surviving are a half-brother, Merle Loofbourrow of Centerville and brother-in-law, Kenneth Clinkenbeard of Rockford, Ill.
Also preceding him in death were his parents.
He received his education in Jerome schools. He hauled gravel and limestone in and around Appanoose County for 42 years. He was also a farmer.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the Rev. Lloyd Johnston officiating. Burial was in Jerome Cemetery in Jerome. There was a visitation before the services.
Memorials may be given to the Jerome Cemetery and contributions may be left at the funeral home.