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Thomas Leo Hilliard

August 24, 1959 - February 8, 2019


Thomas Leo Hillliard, 59, of Hendersonville passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at his home due to a sudden illness. A native of Miami, FL, he was a son of the late Jonathan “Jack” Burn Hilliard and Bertha “Bunny” Pohl Hilliard and was also preceded in death by a sister, Margie Joseph. He lived most of his life in Henderson County and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a carpenter by trade, having done residential and commercial construction. He was an accomplished musician, having played bass guitar for a number of local bands. He was also an avid runner. Thomas is survived by the love of his life, Kelly Bennett; two sons, Arthur and Riley Hilliard, both of Hendersonville; a sister, Carol Hunter of Dothan, AL; a brother, Jack Hilliard of Etowah; his granddaughter, Elise Camille Hilliard and his dog, Gotti. Services will be announced. To assist the family with final expenses please click HERE

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