Shelvis Dwayne Hillman, a loving husband and kind-hearted father was born on Sept. 10, 1978, in Covington to Ms. Virginia Thomas and Mr. Stanley Hillman.
“Chevy,” his childhood name, loved to play recreational baseball and write his own music. He joined Bethel Bara Baptist Church at an early age and became the church drummer. As time passed, Chevy eventually became a member of a local rap group called GND. In his pursuit of music, Chevy made a name for himself becoming a DJ. He also became a successful entrepreneur and opened Small Changes Loan Company. Shelvis later in life married his childhood sweetheart, Patrice Jackson.
On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Chevy our earth-bound guardian angel received his heavenly wings. He leaves to cherish his loving memories, his loving wife, Mrs. Patrice Hillman; four children, Mr. Devaris (Jasmine) Dyer, Mr. Khelvis Hillman, Ms. Alexis Dyers and Ms. Arkeria Dyer; his mother, Ms. Virginia Thomas; father Mr. Stanley Hillman; three grandchildren, Kaden Hollman, Amir Dyer and an expectant grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Shareka (Red) Durham; one brother, Mr. Stanley (PeeWee) Hillman, Jr. and a host of other relatives and friends.
A fineral service was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl Jones and Pastor Cameron King officiating.
The family wishes to personally thank everyone for their kindness and support in this time of hardship. God bless you all.