Lawrence Gray Hillard

Published 11:30 am Monday, October 26, 2020

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Lawrence Gray Hillard, 61, of Mocksville, died on Oct. 23, 2020 at Bill Hefner VA Medical Center in Rowan County.

He was born Feb. 3, 1959 in Rowan County, the son of the late Donald Gray Hillard and Peggy Ann McCulloh. He is also preceded in death by his brothers, Mark and David Hillard.

He graduated from Davie High School, he served in the U.S. Army and was a medic for the Salisbury EMS. He was of the Baptist faith and attended First Baptist Church of Cooleemee. He loved football and drag racing.

Survivors: his sister, Donna Stevens (Roger); a sister-in-law, Cynthia Hillard; a brother-in-law, William Cockerham; special aunt, Mickey Grubb; and a nephew, 1st Sgt. Chris Hillard (Amber).

A visitation was held Sunday, Oct. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville. The funeral service was held Monday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville.  Officiating was Pastor Chris Williams.  He was buried at the Salisbury National Cemetery.