Harold Buster Hillery, 84, of Kingwood, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2018, at JW Ruby Memorial Hospital with family by his side.
He was born May 21, 1934, in Morgantown, a son of the Dailey B. and Florence M. Dunn Hillery.
He was a loving father, grandfather and brother. Harold served in the US Army and was an electrician /longwall mechanic for the Island Creek and Consol mines. He enjoyed collecting coins, railroad watches, watching his favorite western show, Walker Texas Ranger, making jewelry, farming and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his children, Harold A. Hillery, of Flemington and Eric B. Hillery and Maranda, of Kingwood; Regina (Cheryl) Harvey and Fuzz, of Oakland, Md., Benita Hillery and Companion Gene Smith, of Kingwood and Sandra L. Snyder and companion, Grey Rakosi, of Maidsville, a daughter-in-law, Stephanie Hillery, of Tunnelton; four sisters, Alda Irene Kelley Smith, Ellen M. Kelly and Donna Jean Hillery-Shaffer, all of Kingwood and Louise Hall, of Albright; sisters-in-law, Jean Jones and Lula Corbitt and Allen, all of Kingwood and Alice Clark and Jackie, of Valley Point; 15 grandchildren and 20 great- grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Wilda Eagle Hillery in 2007, his two sons, Kevin and Michael; two sisters, Leona Thomas Powell and Gloria Sanders Shaffer; and four brothers, William, Franklin, Lawrence and Bobby.
Friends may call at the Browning Funeral Home, in Kingwood, from 2 – 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 15 and at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 16, for the funeral service with the Reverend Ray Frankhouser officiating. Interment will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Preston County Honor Guards and the WVANG military Funeral Honors.