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Phill Hiltbrunner

August 17, 1951 — August 9, 2019

Glennville, GA

Phill Leon Hiltbrunner, of Glennville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 9, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center, in Statesboro, Georgia.  His death came just four months after he was diagnosed, at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer.  Phil was born in Amarillo, Texas, on August 17, 1951.  He would have been 68 on the 17th of this month.  Phil was predeceased by his infant daughter, Starr, by his father, Leon Iver Hiltbrunner and by his mother, Willie Nell Roach Hiltbrunner.  He is survived by his wife Kathryn Kaney, his son, Adam (Bridgett), and three grandchildren:  Jim (Hannah), Jade, and Josiah, by his brother Gil (Debbie) and nieces Alysse and Avonlea.  He is also survived by two brothers-in-law:  Jon Kaney (Georgia) and Lester Kaney (Elan) and by four nieces and nephews and four great nieces and nephews on the Kaney side.  After visitation Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 5 to 7 pm at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home, in Glennville, Phil’s remains will be transported to Hillside Cemetery, in Ormond Beach, Florida, Wednesday, August 14, 2019  where the family will gather at his graveside at 1:00 PM to share stories and prayers in celebration of the blessing of his life.  He will be buried beside Kathryn’s parents.

Remembrances to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30457

Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brannen Family Funeral Services

206 N Veterans Blvd, Glennville, GA 30427

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