Bruce Alan Hilt

September 30, 1948 ‒ September 11, 2021

Sunbury, Ohio

Bruce Alan Hilt, age 72, of Sunbury, passed away at his home after a long illness on Saturday, September 11, 2021 after watching The Ohio State Buckeye football game.

Bruce was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 30, 1948.  He was a kind-hearted person, who loved his family and friends. Through the years, he worked for the Ohio School for the Deaf, Norfolk and Western Railroad and retired from the City of Columbus – Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Bruce enjoyed watching the Ohio State football games and he loved to restore furniture and to discuss politics.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Charles F. and Cathleen (Niemeyer) Hilt; daughter, Valerie; and nephew, Zachary Lamm.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Micheline (Vollmer) Hilt; son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Nichole Hilt; granddaughter, Charlotte; sisters, Sandra Lamm and Kathy Hilt; nephew, Mark Pryor; other relatives, cousins and friends.

A private family service is to be planned.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Hilt family.  Please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com to share a memory or condolence with Bruce’s family.

  • Dearest Brother Bruce,

    Missing you already!

    You have been a loving light in my life since Mother and Dad brought you home to me for my 9th birthday present!

    My Love Always,
    Sandy

  • so sorry to hear of your passing, bruce, my brother, obviously, you were a big part of my life. but, glad that you were doing something that you loved, watching ohio state football. love kathy

  • Dear Hilt family
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Bruce. I had only met him a few times, but he sounded like a loving and generous guy. May the memories be comforting in the days to come.
    Love,
    Sandi Weber

  • I was a cousin of Bruce’s, but never really got to know him well, as my side of the family always lived far away. I’m sorry to hear of his passing and extend my condolences to those who were close to him….rest in peace, Bruce
    Love
    Ginny

  • i remember when bruce use to borrow my poncho and cowboy hat and pretend that he was clint eastwood. i still have one of the pictures of him dressed up, as such
    love kathy

  • Sandy and Kathy,

    I am so very sorry to hear of Bruce’s passing. May you both find comfort and peace in knowing that he isn’t suffering any longer, but becoming another guardian angle watching over you both. I’m keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love you both,

    Susan Cook

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