Tommy Doyle Hilton, 70, former Bowlegs/Seminole and longtime Houston, Texas, resident, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Denison, Texas.

Tommy Doyle Hilton, 70, former Bowlegs/Seminole and longtime Houston, Texas, resident, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Denison, Texas.

Tommy was born July 1, 1948, in Bowlegs to William Bryant Hilton and Iva (Meeks) Hilton. Tommy was living in Colbert at the time of his death.

Tommy served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and after nine years he served additional time in the Oklahoma National Guard. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Tommy loved camping, fishing and reading.

Tommy was a retired contract manager for the Chevron Corporation.

Tommy married Juliet M. (Koshy) Hilton on Jan. 16, 1993, in Trivandrum,Kerala, India.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Juliet M. Hilton of the home in Colbert; two sons: Jon Hilton and his wife Joy of Guildford, England, and Paul Hilton of Colbert; one daughter: Sonie Sunny of Austin, Texas; his brother: Mike Hilton of Seminole; two sisters: Darlen Selfridge of Arkansas and Melinda Hilton of Oklahoma; his grandchildren: Tommy X. Hilton, Brendan Totanes, Bryant Totanes, Jenina Totanes, and Timothy Souza.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife and mother of his children, Saundra Hilton; brothers: Ray Wayne Hilton and Robert Hilton; sisters: Joann Hilton, Billy Vaughn, Norma Welch, Betty Meloy, and Helen Hilton.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Friday July 20, at the Bowlegs Assembly of God, with Rev. Roy Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Wolf Cemetery with military honors.

Casket bearers will be Paul Hilton, Jon Hilton, Brendan Totanes, Jesty Kosby, Rahul Kalyan and Mark Selfridge.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swearingen Funeral Home in Seminole.