Age 78, Stanley, Va.
Charles Samuel Hilliards Sr., 78, of Stanley, Va. passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022.
He was born on Dec. 9, 1943, in Stanley and was a son of the late Eddie W. Hilliards and Edith Mae Painter Hilliards.
Charles worked for Wampler Foods for 30 years as a bird catcher.
On June 30, 1962, he married Marion Ann Woodward Hilliards, who died on July 17, 1981.
He is survived by a daughter, Tammy S. Kibler and husband Michael Kibler of Shenandoah; son, Carroll “Shorty” Hilliards of Stanley; a brother, Carson Hilliards of Shenandoah; five grandchildren, Ann Marie Kibler and companion Justin Shifflett, Andrew Kibler, Blake Hilliards and companion Amber Lane, Bryce Hilliards and Bree Hilliards; and one great-grandchild, Asher Shifflett.
He was preceded in death by son Charles Sammy Hilliards Jr.; three brothers, Arley, James “Buddy” and Isaac Shirley “Jay Bird” Gene Hilliards; and five sisters, Virginia Freeze, Doris G. Hilliards, June Elizabeth Tappy Hilliards, Ruby Judd and Maudie Elizabeth Tappy.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 14, at the Hilliards Chapel Cemetery in Stanley by the Rev. Terry Cave.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, at the Harvest Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harvest Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.