3551 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway
Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: 770-943-8050 / 770-943-3547
Fax: 770-943-8189
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Joseph "Papa" Lawrence Hillman Jr.

Monday, January 27th, 1941 - Sunday, September 20th, 2020
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Obituary

Mr. Joe “Papa” Hillman, Jr., age 79, of Hiram, died Sunday morning, September 20, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his family.

A native of Dade City, Florida, Mr. Hillman was born on January 27, 1941 the son of the late Joseph Lawrence Hillman, Sr. and the late Lois Veal Inghram. Mr. Hillman was an accomplished and avid boat mechanic and proudly served in the United States Airforce. He was known as a simple and friendly man who loved NASCAR and Dale Sr. would always be his favorite driver.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lynda Hillman. His children; Mike Hillman, Michele Hillman and her husband, Thomas, Joe Hillman III and his wife, Chanda, Jennifer Brownlow and her husband Darrin, Jelena McMichael and her husband Jerry Lee McMichael, and son Cale Hillman. Two brothers; Walter Hillman and David Inghram. One sister; Lois Mooney. Fifteen grandchildren; Cory Hillman, Angela Ledford, Mason Hillman, T.C. Kelly, Brandon Kelly, Mathew Kelly, Breanna Tidwell, Lawren Hillman, Kimberley Hillman, Darrin Brownlow, Jr., Erin Godwin, Shelby Montrose, Colton McMichael, Austin McMichael, and Tyler Hicks. Twenty-six great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Hillman will be conducted on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bellamy Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow in the Sweetwater Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 12 noon until the funeral hour at the funeral home.

Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.

Bellamy Funeral Home of Hiram is honored to serve the family of Mr. Joe “Papa” Hillman, Jr.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Bellamy Chapel Hiram
    Address
    3551 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway
    HIRAM, GA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    CJ's Designs Florist: 678-913-6964
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Bellamy Chapel Hiram
    Address
    3551 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway
    HIRAM, GA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Steve Pruitt
  • Interment

    Location
    Sweetwater Memorial Park
    Address
    4614 Hiram Douglasville Hwy.
    HIRAM, GA 30141
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Morgan Kelly

Posted at 09:18pm
Poppa Joe was a great man.... and so much fun to be around he was just a all around great man RIP poppa Joe
MK

Morgan Kelly

Posted at 09:18pm
Poppa Joe was a great man.... and so much fun to be around he was just a all around great man RIP poppa Joe
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