July 11, 2019

John Buford Hilson

John Buford Hilson


2/20/34 – 6/30/19

Buford, 85, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Key West Health and Rehabilitation. He came to Key West in 1956 and retired from Chevron Oil Co. in 1985. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Patricia, his sister, Jackie Boley, children, Cynthia Mills (Victor), Buford Hilson, Jr. (Lourdes), Terry Alfonso (Ralph), and Steve Hilson (Becky). Grandchildren, Kristi, Darren (Kristi Ann), Nicholas (Rhonda), Ralph III (Jennifer), Denise, Emily (Jared), Bradley and Blake. Great-grandchildren, Natalie, Torie, Megan, Connor, Nathan, Owen, Ralph IV, Bryce, Delanie, Luke and Sawyer.

He is predeceased by a grandson Steve Jr. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 13, at Dean-Lopez Funeral Home, 418 Simonton St. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with services following at 2:30 p.m.