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Donald Lee Hilyard, age 70 of Winigan, Missouri passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, Missouri.

Donald was born on July 15, 1951 in Greenfield, Iowa, the son of Donald and Marilyn (Paulsen) Hilyard Sr. He attended the Cumberlind-Massena schools graduating with the class of 1970. After high school Donald began a lifelong career of farming and raising Angus Cattle; first at Noble township in Iowa and then he later relocated to the Brashear area and then to Winigan where he currently farmed with his son Shane. He was a member of the Red Angus Cattle Association.

Donald is survived by his mother, Marilyn Hilyard of Cumberland, Iowa, his son Shane Hilyard of Winigan, Missouri, his 2 grandsons; Connor and Jace Hilyard, his brother Duane Hilyard and wife Louise of Cumberland, Iowa, his sisters; Sheryl McColloch and husband Larry of Des Moines, Iowa, Kathy Bemus and husband Mark of Denver, Colorado, and Sara Hebard and husband Ken of Fontanelle, Iowa along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and his father Donald Lee Hilyard Sr.

Cremation has been accorded and private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to the family’s choice and can be mailed to the family or funeral home.

Casady-Luscan Funeral Solutions of Green Castle, Missouri have been honored to minister to and care for the Hilyard Family at this time.