Donald Eugene Hilsman, 80 of Buckhead, died April 24, 2020 at his home. He was born in Atlanta, on April 20, 1940 to Robert T. Hilsman, Sr and Dorothy Lancaster Hilsman. He graduated from Morgan County High School and operated a dairy farm most of his adult life. Mr. Hilsman enjoyed the country life. He enjoyed bull riding and roping as a young man along with hunting and fishing. He liked to cook and eat what he cooked. Known as “Bigdaddy” to his grandchildren, Donald Hilsman will be missed.
Donald Hilsman is survived by his fiancé, Naomi Mims and his children, Steve Hilsman and Angie, Stacy Farmer, John Hilsman and Lisa and Jennifer Baade. His grandchildren are Hailie, Steven, McKenzie, John Wells, Adam, Ariel, Hays, Jordan and Zachary. He is also survived by siblings, Merry Faulkner, Robert Hilsman, Jr., Jerry Hilsman and David Hilsman.
A private graveside service was held for Mr. Hilsman. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
A.E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.