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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Lawrence E. "Bones" Hylton passes away at the age of 77

Lawrence E. (Captain Bones) Hylton, 77, of Moneta, died Monday, April 9, 2007. Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 982-2221.

Bones was hired on May 1, 1953 and retired June 26, 1983 after 30 years of service.

Pictured from left to right; Captain Daniel Ralph Sink, Lt. Blenky Greer, Lt. Everett Ray Walters, FF William Kopcial, FF Lawrence "Bones" Hylton, FF Warren "Floorboard" Hawley, and FF Donald Barbour. The men are pictured at Station 8 in 1957 during Roanoke's Diamond Jubilee.

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