Eric M. Hillyard

Front Range Environmental employee,

Akron Turner Club member,

enjoyed mudding, trucks, bonfires

Eric M. Hillyard, 26, of Tallmadge died Aug. 1, 2014.

Born in Akron, Mr. Hillyard lived in Tallmadge all of his life. He was employed with Front Range Environmental and was a member of the Akron Turner Club. He loved mudding trucks, bonfires, his friends, and was there for anyone who needed help.

Preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Ruth Kuchenbecker, he is survived by his daughter, Paisley Hillyard and her mother, Jennifer Sopko of Akron; parents, Mark and Brenda Hillyard of Tallmadge; sister, Katenia (Richard) Burgan of Cuyahoga Falls; brothers, Mark (Sarah) Hillyard of Springfield, Nick (Jamie Dolan) Hillyard of Tallmadge; grandparents, Frank (Asa) Hillyard of Munroe Falls; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the family in care of Donovan Funeral Home, 17 Southwest Ave., Tallmadge 44278.

Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.