Skip to comments.Prayer Request: Former FReeper Jackelope Breeder Has Passed
Posted on 05/28/2008 11:55:24 AM PDT by HiJinx
April 4, 1955 May 24, 2008
Henry Joseph Hank Dillon, Jr., 53, a 14-year resident of Sierra Vista, Ariz., passed away Saturday, May 24, 2008.
He was born April 4, 1955, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Henry Joseph Dillon Sr. and Christine (Eitzen) Dillon.
Hank served his country in the U.S. Army, retiring April 30, 1998, after more than 20 years, with the rank of staff sergeant.
He was employed for 10 years by ILEX at the time of his death.
Hank is survived by his mother, Christine Dillon; daughter, Tamara Dillon; wife Yang Dillon; his two brothers, John and David; his five sisters, Kathleen, Marie, Denise, Margaret, and Allison; and his aunt, Joyce.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Joseph Dillon, Sr., and his first wife, Kyong Suk Dillon.
A time of visitation will be held Thursday, May 29, 2008, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Jensens Sierra Vista Mortuary, 5515 S. Highway 92, Sierra Vista, Ariz.
Services will be held noon Friday, May 30, 2008, at Jensens Sierra Vista Mortuary. Graveside services with military honors will follow at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Sierra Vista.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jensens Sierra Vista Mortuary.
Sorry to hear about it.
Prayers up for his family and friends.
“His wife found him slumped over his puter Saturday morning.”
I’ve got a scary notion that’s how they’re going to find most of us. Make a last stand where ever you can I guess, eh?
Please add to the Wall.”
If I knew JB at at all, he would have added, ‘And put the damn thing on the border!’
May Henry rest in God’s peace.
Prayers for and condolences to his family and friends.
(Special hugs to you, HiJinx; I’m sorry for your loss.)
RIP. A true protector of this country.
Prayers that the good Lord will comfort his family in their loss. Also that he will comfort you in the loss of a friend.
May our Lord hold him and his family in his loving arms.
Thanks for your kind words.
It was a heart attack...his second.
Thank you, Pegita, you’re a rock of faith around here and a treasure for that.
Please relay our prayers to JackelopeBreeder’s family.
We pray for the repose of his soul and for the family he leaves behind.
I am truly sorry to hear of his passing - but there is a place now made even more rich by his presence, as the Kingdom of God rejoices in JB’s Homecoming...
Sorry HiJinx,I knew he was your friend and his family will be in my prayers.((((Hugs))))
Prayers to his family.
One of my favs...this is sad :(
JB will be missed.
(Actually has been missed.)
Prayers for his family.
Please post your replies to HiJinx
Rest in Peace
Henry Joseph Hank Dillon, Jr.
HiJinx, My prayers go up for all who now mourn the passing of your friend Hank.
If you want on/off my prayer ping list, please let me know. All requests happily honored.
Very young, Prayers for his family.
JB still fought for our country's sovereignty.
We extend our heart felt condolences to his family and to his good friends here on Free Republic and Liberty Post.
We are united as we all mourn his passing.
spectre and wife
Thank you for letting us know. Prayers for the repose of his soul, and the consolation of family and friends.
Prayers up for the family of Hank Dilllon, he was a true patriot.
Condolences to all who love him.
Prayers and condoleances for his family
Very sad to hear of his passing. JB motivated a lot of us a couple years ago to get involved. The anti Illegal Alien movement would not be what it is today without JB.
You’ll be missed bro.
Indeed, Issaquahking. Pinging a few others we might have missed.
I am sorry to hear that AuntB. My sympathy goes out to his family and friends. I sure don’t like seeing notices like this. I am glad to have every poster here, and miss those who can no longer come here to participate.
So long Jackelope Breeder. We’ll miss you.
He was one of the towering figures of the real-deal border defenders. He will be greatly missed.
Truer words, my friend...
Missed greatly, both online and here in our local community.
Tuesday, February 01, 2005 12:25:17 AM · 54 of 95
JackelopeBreeder to occutegirl
We’re on for dinner, then. Even if you choose the most expensive reataurant here. Just watch for an insane fool who looks like Theoden of Rohan.
Filet mignon wrapped in enough bacon to send a Muslim straight to Hell? Taters and pintos done over a smoky mesquite fire? Fresh home-made bread? Live Western music that won the Roy Rogers seal of approval?
Welcome to Fantasy Island, love — and the reason I fight on.
I can't begin to express the gratitude I hold for this dear man! He was one of my "mentors" here on FR. In my life alone, his "ripple" is still ongoing. His wisdom, his love of this country, his unflinching determination to educate people concerning illegal immigration, his devotion to changing illegal status quo, his fledged steadfastness... all reasons I admired him greatly!
To all his family and friends--- I will be praying for all of you!
I’m so sorry to hear of this and join with all the others here lifting his loved ones up to God for His peace, healing and blessing as they deal with his homegoing.
Thanks for the kind words - JB was a true patriot.
I’m pinging the CW2 list to let you know about the terrible unexpected loss of a great patriot, a front line fighter in the border wars.
Prayers up for JB.
I’ve long since had the sneaking suspicion my last mortal thought would be “oh crap, this is gonna start a massive train”. Everyone goes, may as well go doing what you love.
RIP JB. You will be missed.
Truly sad to hear about Hank’s passing.
I’ll pray for the friends and family...it’s got to be a tough time for sure.
About to head out to the funeral - from what I’ve heard, his wife and mother are not taking it well.
Absolutely no surprise there...
I’m so sorry to hear this....it’s a bad “sort” of grief. I’ll keep ALL of you in my prayers!
Hank and I worked in the same building so I saw him often and we would talk about things. The last thing I remember talking to him about, which was my last day at work there (I've since moved to Utah) was how excited he was to be remarrying. He was happy and we talked about that instead of our usual talk about politics and illegal immigration.
When I was president of a Republican Club in the area and we had a vacancy for VP, Hank stepped up and took that position when others didn't want to be bothered with actually DOING something instead of just listening to people talk about people doing something.
Hank was someone who would go and try to actually do something to right the wrongs that he saw. He was a doer, not a complainer. He was also a person who could work well within and around rival groups. When the groups against illegal immigration split apart, and then split again, and kept feuding, Hank was still somewhat of a liaison between them, trying to make peace to hold the overall effort together.
Hank was a great guy and he will be missed.
Prayers for his eternal rest, and for the comfort and consolation of his friends and family.
How true that is...I loved his common sense, his great sense of humor, his creativity and his patriotism.
God bless Jackelope Breeder.
We'll miss you, friend.
Prayers for his family & FRiends.
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