Eldon Davis Hills, 92, passed away on October 3, 2021.
He was born in Linneus, Missouri on August 20,1929 to Ernest and Gladys (Brewer) Hills. Eldon was a long-time resident of Hessville and, later, Portage, Indiana. On July 4, 1952, he married Betty Carlyle Hoskins, also of Linneus.
Eldon served in the Air Force during the Korean War as an instrument man on P51 and F85 aircraft. He retired as an electrician from Arcelor Mittal Steel to enjoy many years of retirement.
Eldon was a proud member of the Free Masons. He was known as someone who loved to “tinker” with things, and could fix just about anything. He was a giving man who enjoyed helping family, friends, and neighbors with all sorts of projects.
Eldon is survived by his wife, Betty, and son Edwin Dale (Elizabeth), two grandsons, Eric (Angela) Hills, and Matthew (Emily Jahoda) Hills. Also surviving are his sister-in-law, Wanda Hoskins and Jim Clemans.
He was preceded in death by his infant son, Roger Gale, and his sister and brother-in-law Ruth (Hills) and Hayward Glidewell.
Services will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield, MO with visitation beginning at 1:00 followed by a service at 2:00. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Memorials to the American Diabetes Association may be left at or mailed to Wright Funeral Home, P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, MO 64628.
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