ONTARIO: Gene Hylton of Ontario, Ohio went to be with his Lord on Friday, September 13, 2013.
Gene was born on September 8, 1959 in Pensacola, Fl. to E.J. and Addie (Via) Hylton who precede him in death. Gene was a corpsman in the Navy when he met the love of his life Nancy Crossland. They were married on March 28, 1981. She is waiting in heaven with open arms waiting for Gene. Nancy passed away on January 31, 2013.
Gene was blessed with a caring and loving heart. He had many talents such as wood working, working on motors, motorcycles, and always enjoyed a little bit of horse trading.
Gene is survived by his son Joshua (Brittany) Hylton; grandsons Adam and Ian Hylton; sister Vickie (Edward) Hill of Woodleas, NC; brother Jerry (Jean) Hylton of Scottsburg, VA; numerous Crossland brothers and sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews.
Having experienced many years of health problems, Gene had his body donated to The Cleveland Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 5:00 P.M. at The New Life Church of Christ, 195 W. Durbin Avenue, Belleville, OH. with Rev. Steve Kistler officiating. Calling hours will be one hour prior to services. A meal and fellowship will follow at the church. Please come and help us celebrate Gene's life.