Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
Rodney Lewis Hilson, SSgt., USAFJuly 10, 1953 – September 15, 2013
HILSON, RODNEY L., 60
Ocala – Rodney L. Hilson, 60, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2013. He became a resident of Ocala in 2005. He will always be remembered for his skills as a master mechanic, his love for his family, his pets, NASCAR, and for his service in the US Air Force.
A Memorial Service is to be held Monday, September 23, 2013 at 6PM, at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013
October 22, 2013Miss ya Rodney as all those times we flew together in the 20th Spec. Ops. We had a lot of great memories in those helicopters.~Paul Cartter, Tucson, Arizona
September 26, 2013A brief encounter is all it took to leave a lasting impression of such a kind, generous, and gentle man. My thoughts and prayers go out to Rodney’s family and friends, especially my dear Isabella.~Simone Cheong, Miami, Florida
September 24, 2013Rodney was one of my favorite people as well as being one of my favorite clients. No matter the situation, he always had a positive outlook on things. I will miss you Mr. Hilson.~Stephen Renick, Miami, Florida
September 23, 2013Rodney was a Prince among men. He will be sorely missed. Especially his smile and willingness to do what ever he could to help another person.~Patricia Shields, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
September 22, 2013SAD YOU ARE GONE, BUT ANOTHER GOOD ANGEL TO WATCH OVER ME, AS YOU DID SO LONG AGO WHEN WE WERE TEENAGERS AT YA’LLS HOUSE IN MIAMI……….YOUR PARENTS TOOK US ALL IN & SOME REAL GOOD MEMORIES….GONNA MISS KNOWING CAN’T CALL YOU BUT I’LL NEVER FORGET YOU…….LOVE TO PEANUT AS I KNOW IT IS HARD ON HER CAUSE U WERE A GREAT BROTHER……….WILL SEE YOU AGAIN……..~JANE KEYZER-ANDFRE, SPARTA, North Carolina