Charles “Chuck” Edward Hillenbrand, Sr., age 80, born May 5, 1936, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Predeceased by his mother, Margaret Hillenbrand of Syracuse, NY. Survived by wife, Sharon (Sherry) Murray; son, Chuck, Jr. and wife Lynn (Brown); granddaughter, Madeline; and Aunt Dolores Hillenbrand of Syracuse, NY.
Chuck moved to Wilmington in 1958 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, NC. He loved his family, the South, the outdoors and animals. He was an automotive and truck parts counterman/salesman for many years. After retiring he enjoyed working with his son. He was an avid student of WWII.
There will be a graveside service at Greenlawn Memorial Park on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 12 pm Noon.
In honor of Chuck, a donation may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099.