Obituary: James Hillman


James Hillman

James “Jim” D. Hillman, 61, of Letts, Iowa died on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021 at his home. Visitation was held on Dec. 29 at the Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Muscatine. Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in Jim’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at

James Dewayne Hillman was born on Aug. 8, 1960 in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Lonnie and Dorothy (Carter) Hillman. On July 5, 2010, Jim was united in marriage to Mary Lou Baker at Wildcat Den.

Jim is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Hillman of Letts; sons, Michael (Shiloe) Hillman of Muscatine and Curtis (Ruth) Hillman of Washington; four grandchildren; brother Greg (Jan) Hillman of Fruitland; sisters Paula Wheeler of Phoenix, Arizona and Debra (David) Kerr of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents.