Michael Lee Hylton, age 62, passed away Saturday, April 15th after a sudden debilitating illness.
Mike was predeceased by his mother, Nancy “Faye” Hylton; sister, Vanessa “DeeDee” Hylton; and father, Louis E. Hylton, the milkman.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Terri Hylton; his fur baby, Chloe; sister, Regena “Suzie” Gibson (Rick); brothers: Louis “Manny” Hylton and Simon Hylton (Beverly); in-laws, George and Ruth Williams, Tammy Hart; and many nieces, including a special niece Trisha Statler (Ben), nephews, great nieces, and cousins.
After 12 years of education and perfect attendance, never missing a day of school, Mike graduated from Floyd County High School in 1979. He had worked at his family’s sawmill before joining the Navy as a Nuclear Weapons Technician and served his duty stations aboard NAS Norfolk Weapons Station, USS John F. Kennedy, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, USS America (during Desert Storm, 1st Gulf War), Naval Supply Center, Norfolk-SMSD and USS Enterprise, retiring in 1999. He then worked construction for Tradesmen International, and installer for WWL Ship line (Wallenius Wilhelmsen). Most recently Mike enjoyed his poker nights, Low Chicago one eyes wild, and “piddling” on his 1988 Monte Carlo SS.
He will be missed by his family, shipmates, poker buddies, the various young’uns in his life and close friends.
Thank you goes out to everyone who has ever reached out with thoughts and prayers and for the friends and family around him in his last hours.
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