Thomas Geary Hilleary

Thomas Geary Hilleary, 65, of Amarillo, passed away on September 29, 2021.  He was born May 22, 1956 in Lima, Ohio to Isaac “Jake” Ashley and Joyce Lee (Strange) Hilleary.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 4304 E. 10th St.. on October 23, 2021.   Arrangements are under the personal care of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.

Tom was a dedicated husband of 44 years. He was a proud and loving father to his three children, as well as so many others. He enjoyed playing softball, hunting, working on cars, and spending time with his family. He was a loyal worker as a superintendent at Fuller and Sons Construction, for 40 years. His generosity was felt by all those who knew him. He truly loved his wife, kids, grandkids, and his extended family and friends. He lived a great life. He will be profoundly missed and faithfully remembered.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Hilleary and Joyce Hilleary Fetter; his stepfather, William Herbert Fetter, Sr.; brother, Bill Fetter, Jr.; a sister, Tammy Esparza; a grandson, Isaac Hilleary; and his beloved, dog Coco.

He is survived by his wife Era Jane Hilleary; three children, Leslie Roberts and husband Larry, Grant Hilleary and wife Emily, Joshua Hilleary and wife Megan; five grandchildren, Dalton, Bree’Anna, Seth, Nathan, Bentley; two great grandchildren, Hudsun, and Paislee; seven sisters, two brothers; and a host of nieces and nephews.


  1. Annette

    Words will never express my love for this man,he was my friend for 50 yrs,him and Jane are the true definition of friends

  2. Tom and Esmeralda Ash

    “I’m glad we had the opportunity to meet Tom, I know how much you loved and admired your husband. Please know that I am praying for you during this difficult time.

  3. Gwen Maroney

    Praying for all the family. Jane, sending love and hugs to you.

  4. Brett and Terresa Brown

    Our prayers are with your family .

  5. Donine Brown

    I immediately thought back to the days the twins were babies and I would bring them over with Suzanne and Jane you gave them their nicknames. Pork chop and applesauce. Tom loved those babies and got after us if they cried! Love you Jane, Leslie & Grant. Praying for you all!

  6. Mark and Mindy Roberson

    Tom was a hard working family loving man. You always knew where he stood. These are a few of his traits that I admired! Prayers for Jane ,Leslie and the rest of the family!

  7. Stacy Murillo

    So so sorry for your loss.
    Prayers for you and your family

  8. Janice Cross

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hilleary family! Jane we loved you and Tom and you always made us feel so welcome when we came to visit! I know what you are going through and I encourage you to just take it a day at a time! Call if you need to talk!

  9. Robert and Clyde

    Tom will definitely be missed. PRAYERS for all of the family.

  10. Ron and Peggy

    Jane, just know our prayers are with you and your family. We were so very sad to hear about Tom and enjoying what wonderful things people are saying about him. I wish we had had the opportunity to know him better. God Bless you and your family. Tom has been promoted and I can’t wait till we all get to meet him there with Jesus!

  11. Jimmy, Julie, Jeff

    Jane and family,
    We are so very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. We are sorry for the sorrow and pain; we know he is loved & will be greatly missed. We are thinking and praying for you and your family.

  12. Gary Driver

    Tom was a great man one of the best I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I have known Tom for over 30 years. I will miss hearing his laugh and talking with him. I will miss him very much.

  13. Darlene Taylor

    Jane and Tom were a great couple!
    I just saw the time and date of Tom’s service. It is going on right now. Please know that if I had known earlier I would have been there to pay my respects to him. My heart goes out to his family as he was dearly loved. You will see him in Heaven until then he will remain in everyone’s heart.

  14. Peggy Bradshaw

    I am so sorry for your families loss. I know the extreme loss of losing the dad to all. I loved Tom he was a special man. I have been praying for your family and will continue. Love you Jane.

  15. Wade and Linda pohlmeier

    I just want your friends to we care about you to Tom and we are care of about you and sorry we are we are so please our thoughts and prayers and with the family and friends

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