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William D. "Dean" Hillock, 68, of Sheridan, died at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. He was born April 29, 1949, in Lebanon, to William "Bill" Charles and Miriam Jane (Haughey) Hillock.
On April 19, 1969, Dean married Vickey Lynn Nicholson; she survives.
He was a machinist for 30 years at Delphi in Kokomo before retiring. He was also a member of U.A.W. Local 292 in Kokomo.
Dean enjoyed woodworking in his shop at home. He was an avid NASCAR fan, and enjoyed antique tractors and driving his golf cart around town. Dean also loved and attended several auctions.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Vickey; a son, William Brett Hillock (Marcia Montgomery) of Lebanon; a daughter, Megan L. (Bradley Thomas) Burtron of Kempton; two sisters, Dian (Leroy) McKinley of Carmel and Doreen Hillock of Sheridan; six grandchildren, Grace Hillock, Morgan Hillock, Josie Hillock, Miriam Hillock, Aliyah Culley and Dylan Hylton-Hillock; and great-granddaughter, Charlotte Lynn Myers. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Hillock, and a granddaughter, Avery Reese Burtron.
Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Boxley Methodist Church, 26121 Six Points Rd., Boxley. Dean's funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, with Pastor Mike Bullick presiding. Burial will follow in Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan.
Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Ln., Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112.
Published on September 6, 2017
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