Age: 53 Address: Double Island Community Date of Death: Monday, June 2, 2014 Arrangements: Higgins Family Life Center
Details: Kenneth Hilbert II passed into eternity on Monday, June 2, 2014 after a battle with terminal cancer.
Born October 4, 1960, in Hanover, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Littlestown High School in 1978, and is a graduate of NC State University. Ken lived in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. He was a beloved father of six wonderful children. He loved the Lord and led singing and taught Bible classes at Burnsville Church of Christ. He used his magnificent vision and creativity as a General Contractor and owner of Amos Mountain Homes to build beautiful homes in Yancey County.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Hilbert, his children, Izsie, Cody, Lynn, Christian, Brianna, and Shaun Hilbert, his father, Kenneth Hilbert of Littlestown, PA, sisters Shirley Hilbert of Spring Hill, TN, and Cindy (Dean) Shank of East Berlin, PA, and brother Ronnie Hilbert of Littleston, PA, seven nieces and nephews, and one great nephew; he was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Hilbert and his brother, Jeffrey Hilbert.
Everyone is invited to celebrate Ken’s life on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Higgins UMC Family Life Center, 101 N. Main Street, Burnsville, NC; receiving family and friends at 11:00 a.m., celebration commencing at 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Yancey County or Hilbert Kids Educational Fund at TD Bank of Burnsville, NC.