The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 8, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, June 8, 2013



Michael Eugene ‘Mike’ Hylton

“Our Little Angel,” Michael Eugene “Mike” Hylton, age 51, of Sullivan Road, Glen Morgan, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday,  June 6, 2013 at the Raleigh Center at Daniels.

Born on August 14, 1961 in Beckley, he was the son of Shirley Walker Hylton of Sullivan Road and the late Herman Hylton.

Mike loved all sports, especially bowling and basketball. He loved music, fishing, and camping. Mike enjoyed his outings with his special Day-Hab friends. Mike loved all people, who in turn loved him deeply. He loved his church family at the Tilden Community Church, where he was a member.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Ann Hylton, a special sister-in-law, Gladie Marie Hylton, by paternal grandparents, Henry and Pearl Hylton, and maternal grandparents, Thomas and Bertha Walker.        

Surviving other than his mother include his brother, Gerald “Bud” Hylton of Beckley; a sister, Lois Tennant and her husband Johnny of Beckley. Nieces, Sheri Hendricks and her husband Larry of Beckley, and Jennifer Laurentz and her husband Leonard of Scott Depot, Great Nephews, Ethan, Elijah, and Evan Hendricks, Cody Boggs, Jeffrey Chaffin, and Seth Laurentz; a great niece, April Boggs. Many great aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.

Mike’s family extends special thanks to the caregivers at the Raleigh Center and to the Hospice of Southern WV for their excellent care and support.

“Our loss is Heaven’s gain.”

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Michael Hylton at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 1 p.m. with Pastor Gene Terry officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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