The son of hotelier Conrad Hilton and chairman, president and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation Barron Hilton passed away from natural causes and the Hilton family has been mourning the loss of a family member, who died on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the age of 91. Following the news of his death, granddaughter Paris Hilton paid tribute with a heartfelt Instagram post. We take a look into what the young business tycoon conveyed about her grandfather who she considers her mentor.
Homage to the great
Barron Hilton’s granddaughter, Paris Hilton paid tribute with a heartfelt Instagram post. In it, Paris expressed her emotions as she was deeply saddened by the loss of her grandfather. She captioned a photo montage of Hilton family photos with the underlying note of Barron’s legendary ideas, visionary aspects, his brilliant mind, handsome appeared, kind heart and how he lived a life full of accomplishment and adventure. Paris also shared how her grandfather had been an incredible mentor as a highly successful businessman for her ever since I was a little girl. She ended the note by expressing his impact on her present lifestyle.
Farewell to a legacy
A statement issued by Steven M. Hilton, Barron’s son, expressed how the Hilton family mourned the loss of a remarkable man and paid tribute to his father as he was a loving character and respectful stance in society. Steven also mentions how Barron was a lovely husband to his mother, Marilyn, a wonderful role model to his eight children, a loyal and generous friend, a visionary businessman, a respected leader and a passionate sportsman. He ended the statement by recognizing this father’s life of great adventure and exceptional accomplishment. Hilton is now survived by his eight children, 15 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.