Alonzo Hilson

Alonzo Hilson

Alonzo Hilson, 63, of 55 New York Ave., Lakewood, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at the Gowanda Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.

He was born Dec. 23, 1953, in Fairmount, W.Va., a son of the late Theodore Johnson and Rosalee Hilson, and received his associate degree from Jamestown Community College.

A steamfitter by trade, he was a member of the Steamfitters Union 22. He had also worked as a counselor for Changing Seasons and was a member of the Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church.

Alonzo will be remembered as a kind and gentle man.

Alonzo is survived by his wife, whom he’s known for over 20 years, Suzanne Joyce Hilson; three daughters: Danetta (Antoine Sr.) Rucker of Cleveland, Ohio, Ayla Hilson of Jamestown and Dana Hil-son of Fairmount, W.Va.; three sons: Alonzo Hilson, Jr. of Fairmount, W.Va, Ryan (Kathy) Lindstrom of Fairport, N.Y., and Michael (Debbie) Lindstrom of Cumming, Ga.; and five grandchildren: Antoine Jr. and Antonio Rucker, Teja Hilson and Thomas and Jack Lindstrom.

Also surviving are brothers: Marion (Magalene) Hilson of Maidsville, W.Va., Theodore Johnson, Jr. of Middletown, Ohio and Johnny Jo Johnson of Buffalo; a sister, Maxine Johnson of Buffalo; and several nephews and nieces, including Sadie Johnson of West Virginia; and cousins including Valerie Johnson of Jamestown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Marion Dwayne Hilson; uncle and aunt, Sydney and Hattie Hooper Hilson; and two nephews: Marion Hilson Jr. and Larry Johnson Jr.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at the Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church, 610 Spring St., Jamestown. Pastor Reggie Smith will officiate.

Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the church. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

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