Edward Junior Hillhouse of Cassville, Missouri was born Friday, February 12, 1988 at Monett, Missouri to Timothy Hillhouse and Sherry (Nee: Combs) Hillhouse and moved to Bourbon in 2011 to be closer to his sister. He came up missing April 2016 from Bourbon and was found September 20, 2017 near Bourbon, Missouri at the now age of 29 years.
Everyone who had the privilege of meeting Edward will tell you the same thing. That he was kind, loving, funny and would do anything for anyone. He was known for his goofy smile and bright blue eyes.
Edward had three true passions; fishing, arrowhead hunting and working on cars. He grew up fishing with his family on Bull Shoals Lake. There wasn't a time that he didn't catch something. Him, his aunt and his father shared a love for arrowheads and all together have a great collection. As for cars, Edward could fix anything. He loved a challenge when it came to cars.
He was a loving son, grandson, brother, soon to be brother-in-law, nephew, cousin and dear friend.
Edward is preceded in death by his grandpa Eddie Hillhouse, who he finally gets to meet. His dear friend Casey Edwards and other family and friends.
Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his loving father and best friend Timothy Hillhouse of Pierce City, Missouri, mother Sherry Compton and step father Benny Compton of Forsyth, Missouri, sister and best friend Kayla Hillhouse and fiancé Chase Tolliver of Bourbon, like a sister Brooklyn Sizemore of Cassville, brother Christopher Hillhouse of Branson, grandparents; Phyllis Weathermon of Cassville, Missouri, Sue and Junior Combs of Taneyville, Missouri, aunts EdDeemay Sizemore of Pierce City, Missouri, Tina Hillhouse of Kansas City, Missouri and Tarrie and husband Jerry Ruark of Washburn, Missouri, uncle Larry Combs of Taneyville, Missouri, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation will be Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.at Blue Springs Ranch, 1246 Blue Springs Road, Bourbon. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and share your love and stories with the family. (Please bring your lawn chairs).
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Edward’s family.
The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Hillhouse family.