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Obituary for William "Otis" Hilton

William "Otis"  Hilton
William Otis Hilton, 77, of Webster passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Bayfront Hospital in Brooksville. Otis was born on November 11, 1942 to Charles and Nellie Hilton in Ft. Myers, Florida.

Otis proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and was on the boxing team – winning the title of Strategic Air Command Featherweight Champion in 1962. After returning to civilian life, Otis worked as a crane operator in Miami and a commercial fisherman for 10 years in Everglades City. Upon moving to Sumter County, Otis retired after 30 years with Nash, Inc., Coleman.

Otis was preceded in death by his wife Sybil Ruth Hilton, of 55 years and his parents. He is survived by his daughters: Tina Christine Hilton, Glenda Rene Johnson and Donna Lynn Hilton; siblings: Charles Orlo Hilton and Sarah Beaulieu; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Otis was loved by all and will be sorely missed.

Service will be held on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Florida National Cemetery with Pastor Travis VanMeter and Sumter County Honor Guard officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.

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