Lyndon D. Fillhard

Birth: July 26th, 1928
Death: May 28th, 2018
Age: 89 years
Residence:Houghton Lake
Previous Residence(s):Alma

Lyndon D. Fillhard, age 89, of Houghton Lake, formerly of Alma passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Lighthouse at Roscommon Health and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born July 26, 1928 in Alma the son of Chester and Eunice (Kilpartick) Fillhard.  On October 2, 1947 he married Beverly Bigelow in St. Louis, Michigan.  Lyndon worked as a welder for Lobdell-Emery for 44 years, retiring in 1988.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Detroit Tigers fan.  He was an accomplished guitar player and played in several bands over the years, most recently the Lyndy Fillhard Combo.

Lyndon is survived by his wife of 70 years, Beverly Fillhard of Houghton Lake, two daughters; Lynda Fillhard of Houghton Lake and LuAnne (Robert) Strouse of Ft. Meyers, Fl., two sisters; Leatha (Al) Hicks, Leila (Calvin) Wyant and a brother; Vern (Janet) Fillhard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson; Jesse Strouse, two brothers; Lester and Lyle Fillhard and a sister; Leona LaBonville.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:30 am at Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Wickes officiating.  Interment will be held in Chapel Gardens Cemetery at a later time.  Visitation will be held from 10:30 am until the time of services at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society. 

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