Kristof Leon Rolf Hillebrand

Kristof Leon Rolf Hillebrand, 48, Jacksonville, Florida, died Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the home of his mother. A private graveside service will be in Westview Cemetery.

Born December 25, 1971 in Germany, he was the son of Frances Ann “Cooka” Pippin Hillebrand and the late Pieter Rolf Albert Martin Hillebrand.

Kristof was the C.E.O. of Global Forest LLC and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. In 1990 he graduated from Rocky Mountain Academy in Bonners Ferry, and he continued his education at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina, and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working with wood. He was a sensitive, loving, caring and misunderstood gentleman.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William Leon Pippin, Sr. and Margaret “Sug” Pidcock Pippin, paternal grandparents Rolf Hillebrand and Irene Ripkin Hillebrand, uncles Charles Taylor Pippin, William Leon Pippin, Jr., and aunts Margaret Pippin Crawford, Marion Hillebrand Rinke.

In addition to his mother, survivors included his daughter, Amelia Pippin Hillebrand, Jacksonville, brother Charles “Charlie” Mattes Hillebrand, Jacksonville, half-brother Andreje Nicholas Hillebrand, Tenerife, Canary Islands, aunt Karin Hillebrand Conrad (Hans Werner), uncle Dr. Heiner Rinke and several American and German cousins.

The family suggest that those who wish, plant a tree in memory of Kristof or memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 201 12th Ave. SE, Moultrie, GA 31768.

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.