Roy Lee Hilburn, 1939 - 2020

  • Roy Lee Hilburn, 1939 - 2020
    Roy Lee Hilburn, 1939 - 2020

Roy Lee Hilburn was born Feb. 14, 1939, to William and Alta Hilburn in Mountain View, Oklahoma. He departed this life Dec. 19, 2020 at the age of 89 years, 10 months and five days.

Roy attended school in Prague, Oklahoma where he spent most of his childhood. Jan. 4, 1956, Roy Hilburn and Bobbie Stone were united in marriage; to this union was born three children. Roy worked for American Airlines, in Tulsa, as a stock clerk, providing for his family until his retirement after 29 years of service to the industry. While living, in Tulsa, Roy and his family began traveling to Freedom Hill Baptist Church near Mannford, in 1971. They soon became members and Roy served several years as a deacon. Roy lived his life simple but true to God, family and friends.

Roy is survived by his wife, Bobbie, of the Bristow home; one son, Kelly and wife, Betsy of Yukon; one daughter, Robin Murphy and husband, Jody, of Bristow; daughter-inlaw, Teresa Hilburn, of Bristow; one brother, Robert Hilburn and wife Velta, of Moore and one sister-in-law, Pat Hilburn, of Meeker, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren with one on the way.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steven Hilburn; four brothers, Alfred, Lunsford, Carl and Earl; four sisters, Gloria Johnson, Helen Ritchie, Peggy Cox and Gladys Zacharias.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020 at Freedom Hill Baptist Church near Mannford. Interment followed at Magnolia Memorial Gardens, in Bristow,

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