Suwannee Democrat

August 10, 2009

Tim Hilt

August 18, 1952-

August 2, 2009

Tim Hilt, 56 of Live Oak, Florida passed away Sunday, August 2, 2009, in Shands at Live Oak, FL. The Miami, FL native was raised in Tavernier, FL and lived part of the time in Live Oak and most of the time in Tavernier. He served in the U.S. Army. Tim was a wonderful musician and played lead guitar for the band, "Sundown" he also played with many groups including the "Coon Dog Review" and the OCB's. He was Past Governor and Fellow of Key Largo Moose Lodge #2287 and Past Member of the Elks Lodge BPOE #1872 in Tavernier and was of the Catholic faith.

He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Jean Hilt; a brother, Richard Hilt and a cousin, Kathy Melau.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Hilt, Live Oak, FL and Tavernier, FL and many friends in Live Oak and Tavernier.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Florida Keys.

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Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc.,932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak,386-364-5115 is in charge of all arrangements.