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Donald Ray Hylton

July 26, 1936 — November 27, 2023

Stuart

Donald Ray Hylton

 

      Mr. Donald Ray Hylton, age 87 of Stuart, passed away Monday, November 27, 2023, at the Blue Ridge Therapy Connection.  He was born in Henry County on July 26, 1936, to the late James Emmett Hylton and Pearlie May Ingram Hylton.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters, Oscar Hylton, Leonard Hylton, Blanco Hylton, Eva Prillaman, James V. Hylton, Fannie Turner, and Elsie Gravely.  Mr. Hylton had retired from Fieldcrest Mills with 42 years of service.  He had been a Board Member with the Fairystone Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of New Hope Church of the Brethren. 

        Surviving is his loving wife of 68 years, Virginia Alice Shough Hylton of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Matt Palmer of Ridgeway, Patricia and David Bellamy of Lumberton, NC; four grandchildren, Christina Palmer, Matthew Palmer and wife, Kelli, Ashley Skelton and husband, Josh, Shelby Merrill and husband, Justin; three great grandchildren, Ellie Skelton, Nathan Skelton, Rosalina Merrill; special family members, Paul Craddock, Jan Mawyer; several nieces and nephews; and his special caregiver, Regina Massey.

        All services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fairystone Vol. Fire Department, 6887 Fairystone Park Hwy, Stuart, VA 24171.  Online condolences may be sent to www.moodyfuneralservices.com

 

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