WARREN - Bruce E. Hillman, 78, of Warren, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 24, 1934, in Warren, the son of the late Floyd M. and Elaine L. Hillman.
Bruce married Betty J. McMurray on Aug. 20, 1961.
Bruce was a graduate of Warren G. Harding.
He was an honorably discharged veteran of the Army.
Bruce retired from East Ohio Natural Gas Co. after 30 years.
He was a member of the Jim Beam Bottle Club, enjoyed NASCAR and was a golf fan. Bruce loved his cats and going to flea markets.
Bruce is survived by his wife, Betty J. Hillman of Warren; sons, Gregg Hillman of Sidney and Kevin (Lisa) Hillman of Burlington, Ky.; daughter, Lynette (Roger) Broggini of Medina; and grandchildren, Andrew, Kayla, Trevor, Kyle, Adam and Kimberly.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Carl W. Hall funeral home. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
The family requests material contributions be made to Grace Church, 2150 Niles Cortland Road S.E., Warren, OH 44484, or Angels for Animals, 4750 W. South Range Road, Canfield, OH 44406, 330-549-1111.