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David L. Hilton


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David L. Hilton Obituary
David L. Hilton of Penn Valley, CA died on January 2, 2016. He was 66 years old.
David was born April 25, 1949 in Rochester, NY, the son of H. Stuart and Elizabeth J. Hilton, who preceded him in death. David grew up in the Rochester, New York area, Presque Isle, Maine and Rockport and Gloucester, Mass.
David moved with his family to Blackfoot, Idaho in 1961. He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1967, being active in Key Club (an affiliate of Kiwanis), journalism staff for the school paper and a member of National Honor Society. He further graduated with honors with a BA degree from the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. He was a member of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity and Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Kappa honor societies.
David worked as a Business Manager/Senior Planning Analyst for Del Monte for 25 plus years, living in San Francisco, Novato, Emeryville and retiring in Penn Valley, CA.
David loved animals, especially cats and the deer who came to his back door daily for food. He enjoyed the outdoors and being in the mountains, traveling and he loved the ocean. He was very loyal to his family and did not want to inconvenience anyone. He is very much loved and missed.
David is survived by his brother Stuart Hilton and wife Signa (Williams) Hilton of Keizer, Oregon and nieces Holly Turley of Sandy, Utah and Kristen Sanders of Richmond, Virginia and seven grandnieces and grandnephews.
Memorial services were conducted in his honor at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday, January 21, 2016, Nevada City, CA. Arrangements were under the care of Chapel of the Angels, Grass Valley, CA.
Published in The Morning News on Feb. 2, 2016
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