OSWEGO, NY – Lester P. Hilton, 92, a resident of the town of Oswego, passed away Saturday December 13, 2014, at the Morningstar Residential Care Center.
Born in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Paul and Addie (Sanderson) Hilton.
He was a World War II US Army Air Corps veteran, who served during the European Theater.
Lester was a carpenter with the Local 747 for 67 years.
He was a former member of the American Legion.
He was an avid outdoorsman.
His passions were trapping, fishing, hunting and his woodshop.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas (Joanne) Hilton of Central Square and Daniel (Beth) Hilton of Hannibal; a sister, Iva (Bruce) Goodfellow of Florida; five grandchildren, Greg Hilton (Kristen Longley), Michelle (Chris) Long, Doug (Angela) Hilton, Mike (Courtney) Hilton and Andy (Meredith) Hilton; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Virginia “Ginny” (Natoli) Hilton; three brothers, Edwin, Dorwin and Robert Hilton; a sister, Pauline Cummins.
Calling hours will be held 3-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Nelson Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.
Burial will be in Oswego Town Rural Cemetery.
Donations can be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation National Parkinson Foundation Gift Processing Center PO Box 5018 Hagerstown, Md. 21741-5018 or online www.parkinson.org