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Daniel R. Hillman

Obituary for Daniel R. Hillman

September 20, 1946 - January 13, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 72


Daniel R. Hillman, age 72, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Chester Hillman and Rodney Jordan.

Danny had a great career in the telecommunication industry, he worked for AT&T and its affiliates, SW Bell Telephone Company and Long Lines for 46 years. He started as a lineman with Long Lines, building towers throughout the United States. He retired as Area Manager in San Antonio. He was recognized as one of the most technically knowledgeable managers in the SW territory. He received a City of San Antonio Proclamation from Mayor Henry Cisneros for introducing one of the Southwest's first cellular mobile telephone systems in the San Antonio Area in January 1985. He received many other coveted recognitions, including the Rider Award for his dedication and persistence in restoring service during a severe flood in Bandera, Texas.

Danny is survived by his wife, Nelia A. Hillman and his stepson, Mark Lustgraaf; his children, Shelly Vaughn (JD), Stacy L. Vyoral (Doug) and Sam Hillman (Jackie); brothers and sisters, Andy Hillman, Rick Hillman, Sherry Lyon, Pati Boles and Janie Hillman. He had thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester Hillman and Rodney Jordan and his son, Steven Hillman.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, January 21, 2019 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.
11:00 a.m.

In lieu of Flowers the family suggest memorials be made to the Alzheimer Association, 10223 McAllister Fwy. #100, San Antonio, TX 78216.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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