Edgar Hilliard Sr., 90, of Painesville, passed away July 1, 2011, at LakeMed Nursing and Rehab.
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He was born Oct. 2, 1920, in Paris, Tenn.
Edgar was a Veteran of the United States Army.
He played baseball in Negro Leagues as well as area leagues. We was Sr. Deacon at New Hope Baptist Church and an avid Indians fan.
He is survived by his children Edgar Jr., (Tina) of South Euclid, Michael (Darlene) of San Antonio, Texas, Kenny (Cindy) of Painesville; grandchildren Amber (Geoff), Rhiannon, Michael J., Michael A., Gabriel, Adrian, Brittney and Damon; six great-grandchildren; and sister Laura of Tacoma, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Marie Hilliard; brother Sammy; and sister Pauline.
Funeral services will be noon Wednesday at New Hope Baptist Church, 428 W. Jackson Street, Painesville, with the Rev. Vincent R. Miller officiating.
Visitation is one hour prior to service at the church.
Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home in Painesville.
Published in The News-Herald on July 4, 2011
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