James A. Hilbert, age 82, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home surrounded with a family that loved him dearly. James known best by Jim, was born June 18, 1937 in Taylorsville, Kentucky to the late Raymond Owen and Ruby Catherine Whitehouse Hilbert.
Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved gardening and sharing the fruits of his labor with friends and neighbors and helping neighbors as well.
He will be missed by many of the ones he loved and helped over the years. Jim was retired from the Ford Motor Company and a past master and still active member of Crandall Masonic Lodge No. 591 F & AM and an active member of the Household of Faith Assembly of God Church, Crandall.
Also preceding him in death were a daughter, Cynthia Ann Hilbert; great granddaughter, Madison R. King; sisters, Norma Catherine Hilbert and Juanita E. Case; brothers, Raymond Lee Hilbert and Gene Hilbert.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Delores Ann VanFleet Hilbert.
Daughters: Pamela Fay Stroud of Crandall, IN
Theresa M. Vallin of Henderson, NV
Son: Timothy J. Hilbert (Lestye) of Crandall, IN
Sister: Bonnie Stillwell of Crandall, IN
13 Great Grandchildren
Funeral 1 PM Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Household of Faith Assembly of God Church, Crandall, IN with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Visitation 2 – 8 PM Wednesday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN and after 10 AM Thursday at the Household of Faith Church.
Masonic Rites 7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Household of Faith or Crandall Masonic Lodge.