Rickey Lynn Hilton, age 61, of Ozark, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2012. He was born March 13, 1951, the son of Loyal and Agnes (Blevins) Hilton. Rick was saved and baptized, joining Prospect Baptist Church on June 28, 1964. He was a graduate of Ozark High School. Rick lived on the family farm southeast of Ozark where he enjoyed the rural life style. He was interested in antique tractors and trucks, and loved gospel music. Rick was a Safety and Security Dispatcher for Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He had been employed there since 1977, and appreciated the many close friends he worked with. Survivors include: cousins, Elaine Fischer, Frank Hilton, John Torrence, Carol Breeden, Sandy Cornelison, Randy Baird, Darrel Baird, Debbie Jackson, Terri Lane, Rhonda Foster, David Hilton, Wilma Hilton and Wilda Brock; a nephew, Jeff Morton; two nieces, Cathie Whitworth, and Nancy Rose; and three aunts, Mag Baird, Marie Torrence and Sue Harbour. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Phyllis Morton and husband Jack, and a niece, Stephanie Hilton. Visitation will be 1:00 PM Sunday, August 19, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with funeral services following at 2:00 PM, with Pastor Ed Lassley officiating. Burial will follow in McCoy Cemetery, southeast of Ozark.