Dr. Mark David Hilz, 67, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Sunday February 14, 2016, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. He was born October 13, 1948, in Hamilton, Ohio, and was the son of the late Mark Carl Hilz and Marion Robb.
He attended the the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Notre Dame. He moved to Brunswick County in 1985 and was an emergency room physician at the former Brunswick Community Hospital. He then worked at the Convenient Care in North Myrtle Beach and then worked at Access Medical until his retirement in July 2010. He was a member of Shell Point Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Ward Hilz; two children, Joshua Coffman, and wife, Heather, of Stafford, Va., and Hannah Ellen Hilz, of Alexandria, Va.; and a granddaughter Lilly Pearl Coffman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 17, at Shell Point Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Milliken officiating. Interment will follow in Shell Point Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike McLeod, Blaine Culley, Mark Long, Caleb Long, Chad Hughes and Johnny James Ward. Honorary pallbearer will be Timmy Hewett. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
You may offer online condolences at White Funeral and Cremation Service, Shallotte Chapel.
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