3219 South Main Street Anderson, SC 29624

Ricky Lee Hilton Sr. April 27, 1958 - April 7, 2024

Ricky Lee Hilton Sr., 65, of Royston, GA, passed away on Sunday April 7, 2024.

Born in Anderson, SC on April 27, 1958, he was the son of the late Ray and Rosa Hilton; he was the husband of Debra Hilton. Ricky was a member of The Brook Church, he enjoyed camping, hiking, gardening, and the outdoors. He also enjoyed walking on the beach and was kind and wonderful; anyone who knew him loved him and he loved to joke around.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Rick Hilton Jr. (Beth), Brittany Hilton, and Chris Gojanovich; granddaughter: Ryleigh Rowland; siblings: Shirley Gailey (Bill), Elaine Carr, Judy Bobb (Jim), Alice Glenn, Vince Hilton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers: Johnny Andrews, Ted Hilton, and Mike Hilton; sister: Patsy Hilton; and brother-in-law: Danny Glenn.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday April 20, 2024 at The Brook Church 3215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Anderson, SC 29625 officiated by Pastor Rick Hilton Jr. and Rev. Tony Tilley.

The visitation will be held prior to the service at the church on Saturday April 20, 2024 from 1pm to 2pm.

The family will be at their respective homes.

The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


  1. REPLY
    Debra Hilton says

    You’re the best man I’ve ever known. I’ll see you again an that’s what keeps me going baby.
    We were meant to be

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