Wilbur LeRoy Hilbert, 91, of Maryville, Missouri, (formerly of Skidmore, Missouri) died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Golden Living Care Center, Maryville.
Wilbur was born on January 20, 1922, West of Maryville, the son of Curtis Clarkson and Mildred Cora (Brown) Hilbert. After graduating from Skidmore High School he joined the US Army. Wilbur was awarded three (3) Bronze Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, a Presidential Citation and a Purple Heart for his service during World War II. After he was discharged from the Army in 1945, he came home to Nodaway County to farm with his family.
Wilbur was a member of the Skidmore, Missouri Christian Church.
Preceding Wilbur in death were his parents and a brother: Lawrence Hilbert.
He is survived by nephews: Larry Hilbert, Soloman, Kansas; Roger Hilbert, Bennett, Colorado Rick Hilbert, Mound City, Missouri and John Hilbert, Bloomfield, Iowa; three cousins: Margaret Goslee, and Eva Peter, both of Skidmore and Beverly Myers, Canton, South Dakota.
Visitation is anytime at Price Funeral Home, Maryville where funeral services will be held 10:30 AM, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 with burial in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville.
Graveside Military Services will be conducted by James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100, Maryville.
Price Funeral Home (www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com