September 2, 1925 - May 31, 2016
Berthul L. Hiltibidal, 90, of Salem, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at his home. He was born September 2, 1925, in Walnut Hill, Illinois, the son of George and Ruby (Frost) Hiltibidal. He married Mary Lou McConnaughay on May 24, 1953, and she preceded him in death on August 19, 1995. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II, and was under the command of General Patton at the "Battle of the Bulge." He was a member of Pleasant View Free Will Baptist Church in Walnut Hill, Illinois. Mr. Hiltibial is survived by two children, Patricia Simpson and husband Steve of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Michael Hiltibidal and wife Susan of Florence, South Carolina; one brother, George Hiltibidal Jr., and wife Barbara of Walnut Hill, Illinois; and four grandchildren, Brandon Hiltibidal and wife Scarlett of Nashville, Tennessee, Lauren Crittenden and husband Brian of Charleston, South Carolina, Keri Simpson of Nashville, Tennessee, and Casey Simpson of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Hiltibidal and wife Ella Mae, and Charles Hiltibidal and wife Melba; and three sisters, Opal Hiltibidal, Edna Ryan and husband Fred, and Doris Medlin and husband Magnon. Funeral Services for Mr. Hiltibidal will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Osborn Funeral Home, with Brandon Hiltibidal officiating. Burial will follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Salem. Visitation will be held Friday, June 3, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Pleasant View Free Will Baptist Church, and will be accepted at the service, or by mail to the Osborn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 130, Dix, Illinois 62830. Online condolences may be made at www.osbornfuneral.com, or on the funeral home's Facebook page.
Berthul L. Hiltibidal, 90, of Salem, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at his home. He was born September 2, 1925, in Walnut Hill, Illinois, the son of George and Ruby (Frost) Hiltibidal. He married Mary Lou McConnaughay on May 24, 1953, and she... View Obituary & Service Information
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