Earl Warren “Peanut” Hilbert age 82 of Scio died Monday, May 7, 2012 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz.

Born May 25, 1929 in Scio he was a son of the late Nelson R. Hilbert, Sr. and Ella Mae Knisley Hilbert. He graduated from Scio High School in 1947 and was a proficient basketball player for the Panthers earning All-County honors.

He was preceded in death by a brother Nelson R. Hilbert, Jr. and his wife Anna.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Karen Heyburn officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain. Friends may call Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday two hours prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

www.kochfuneral.com  Koch, Scio 740-945-6161.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.