Edward Hillyer, Jr.

March 30, 1941 - January 19, 2015
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Edward Hillyer, Jr., 73, entered into eternal rest, Monday, January 19, 2015.  Mr. Hillyer has been a resident of Laredo most of his life.  While residing in Laredo, Mr. Hillyer worked for Transamerica for 10 years and has been a local entrepreneur with businesses such as Ed’s Tire Shop and Smoking Dog.

Mr. Hillyer is preceded in death by his parents: Edward and Dorcas Hillyer and brother: Jerry Hillyer.

Left to cherish to his memory is his beloved wife of 38 years of marriage, Grace Hillyer, children: April (Robert) Hernandez, David (Diana) Hillyer and Douglas (Lois Janet) Hillyer, grandchildren: Belinda Cardaci, Daniel Llanos, Katherine Llanos, Robert Hernandez, Jr., Anthony Hernandez, Nicolas Hernandez, Douglas Hillyer, Jr., Ethan Hillyer and Avery Hillyer, great-grandchildren: Grace Smith and Christopher Cardaci, siblings: Harold Hillyer, Thelma Thorne and Nancy Bischoff, mother-in-law: Filomena Vela.

The family will be receiving friends for a memorial service on, Sunday, January 25, 2015, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services where a rosary was recited at 7:00pm.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas, 78041 (956) 723-3611.

Condolences to the family may be placed online by visiting our website at www.freddickey.com

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Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00pm


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Born: March 30, 1941
Died: January 19, 2015

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Mary p. Hillyer posted on 3/29/15

I was Ed's wife and we had 6 children. Ed Hillyer the 3rd, Debbie Hillyer, Brenda Hillyer, Sherry Hillyer, Heidi Hillyer, and last but not least Robyn Hillyer. We all miss him and my kids as well and never got to really know him. LUV FOREVER FROM US ALL.


Brenda Hillyer Crutchfield posted on 3/25/15

I thought everyone should know Ed had 6 other children by his first marriage that weren't mentioned here. Edward Hillyer Jr.Hanover Park Illinois, Debbie Hillyer (deceased) Brenda Hillyer Crutchfield of Crown Point, Indiana, Sherry Hillyer (deceased) Heidi Hillyer Cheeks, Kentucky,Robin Hillyer Alexander.of Dallas, Texas We would have loved to have known him.


Martin n Teresa Rodriguez posted on 1/25/15

Our condolences Grace to you and yours. May God be with you in this sad and painful heart breaking time. Sorry we could not be there to say a final farewell to Ed may he now rest in peace in the presence of JESUS and those that have left us.Amen


Tammy, Jeff, Matthew Lepak posted on 1/25/15

Uncle Eddie you will always be in our hearts.


Thelma Thorne posted on 1/25/15

To my loving brother, my his soul rest in peace. I love you.


Doglas Hillyer posted on 1/24/15

Love you.