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March 8, 2013

James Hilton

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MARGARETVILLE — James Hilton, 80, resident of Margaretville, died on March 4, 2013, at Margaretville Hospital.

James was born April 10, 1932, at Richmond, Va., the son of Philip and Jesse (Burke) Williams.

He was a truck driver and worked delivering mail for the U.S. Postal Service.

He spent the last 16 years living in the Margaretville area moving here from the Bronx. He traveled all over the United States riding his motorcycle and enjoying the country.

James is survived by his significant other, Cellie Davis of Margaretville; two daughters, Yvonne Newman and Deborah Dowdy; grandson, Tyrine Newman; one niece, Dolores Burley; and one nephew, Walter Williams.

Jim was predeceased by a brother, Raymond Hilton; and one sister, Rebecca Hilton Williams.

Memorial services will be conducted by Bishop John J. Shea at 1 p.m. Monday March 11, 2013, at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

Committal services will be held by the family at a later date.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.