February 18, 2018

    Arthur T. “Sonny” Hildreth of Chittenango passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the age of 82. He was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Herb Hildreth, a brother John Hildreth of Canastota and a grandson, Kevin Wall. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley (Olmsted) Hildreth, 5 children, Marisue (Ken) Cigler of Chittenango, Jeffrey (Sharon) Hildreth of Simpsonville, S.C., Steven (Constance) Hildreth of Yorktown, Va., Andrew (Jean) Hildreth of Reston, Va. and Jonathan (Barbara) Hildreth of Chittenango, 24 grandchildren, some given, some chosen and 6 great-grandchildren. Also, brothers Ronald Hildreth of Kirkville, Donald Hildreth of Calabash, NC, his sister Sharon (Kenneth) King of Chittenango and several nieces and nephews. He attended Chittenango Schools and was a Korean War veteran having served four years in the Air Force. He was a retired truck driver and was an avid golfer and enjoyed woodworking. During his life he coached Little League, was president of the local Pop Warner League and served on the Sullivan Community Council. He also enjoyed sports and camping with his family. He was a member of the Chittenango United Methodist Church where he served as a church trustee and was a member of the choir and taught Sunday School. He, along with his wife, traveled with NOMADS, a national mission based outreach. Calling hours will be 4-8 pm Friday, February 23, 2018 at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Chittenango United Methodist Church, 205 Falls Blvd. Chittenango, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Chittenango United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

                                                   G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

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