COMANCHE Funeral services for Ronnie Samuel Hilliard, 49, of Comanche will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at the Comanche Indian Stadium with Minister Gerald Stockstill officiating. Burial will follow in the Newburg Cemetery, in Comanche, under the direction of the Comanche Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m today at the funeral home. Lunch will be held at noon Monday at Pearl Street Street Church of Christ.

He died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, in the Comanche County Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 2, 1959, in Gorman, to Larry Gordel and La Nell Hilliard. He was a high school math teacher at Comanche ISD. He was married to Rachel Tomlinson, on Feb. 8, 1984, in Bryan. He was a member of Pearl Street Church of Christ in Comanche.

Survivors include his wife, Rachel Hilliard of Comanche; a son, Riley Hilliard of Comanche; a daughter, Shelby Hilliard of Comanche; his mother, LaNell of Comanche; sister, Karen and Roy Lee Wright of Comanche.

Memorials may be made to the Ronnie Hilliard Scholarship Fund, at Comanche High School, 108 Valley Forge Dr., Comanche, TX 76442.

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