Bobby Leon Hilemon(1948 - 2013)

Bobby Leon


Leicester - Bobby Leon Hilemon, 64, of Little Austin Lane, Leicester, died on Saturday at Mission Hospital.

A native of Madison County, he was the son of the late Russell and Ruby Waldroup Hilemon. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Hilemon. He was a self-employed truck driver and a member of Fruits of Labor Baptist Church.

Mr. Hilemon is survived by his wife, Stella Elaine Miller Hilemon; daughters: Cheryl Hilemon Ramsey and husband, Christian, Laura Janine Hilemon and husband, David; sons: Dewayne "Bear" Hilemon and wife, Angel, Michael Shane Hilemon; step-daughters: Jackie Collins and husband, Doug, Shaylene Morrow, Kathy Case and husband, Jerry, Darlene Yellescus and husband, Carlos; step-son, Barry Jo Morrow and wife, Rhonda; sister, Madge Hilemon McCracken, and husband, Larry; grandchildren: Amber Ponder Skantz, Dustin Ramsey, Austin Ramsey, Clay Hilemon, Caden Hilemon, Caleb Hilemon, Deryck Hilemon, Dylan Hilemon and Daryn Hilemon; 14 step-grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29 in Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Reverend Chuck Waldroup will officiate.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Jan. 28, 2013