Merrill Don Hillis

February 13, 1937 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 85)


Merrill Don Hillis passed away, at age 85, on April 24, 2022 in Tremonton, Utah.  He was born on February 13, 1937 to Elmer Tearl Hillis and Nellie Rappleye Hillis. He married Linda Mae Goudie Hillis on June 11, 1955 in Ely, Nevada.

Don lived in South Jordan, Utah; Wendell, Idaho; and Tremonton, Utah. He received his GED and was a dairy farmer.

Don was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He is survived by his children Donna (Max) Checketts, Chad (Robyn) Hillis, Blake (Kathy) Hillis, Andy Hillis, and Shawn Hillis; 18 grandchildren and 48 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife Linda, his son Brett, and his parents.

A graveside will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11 A.M. at the Penrose Cemetery (N 11700 W Penrose, Utah).  

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Graveside Service
April 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Penrose Cemetery
N. 11700 W
Penrose, UT 84337

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