Le’darius Hilliard Passed away, President of Jefferson county EXCOM, AL dies after a brief illness

Le'Darius Hilliard, president of the state Democratic Executive Committee Birmingham died
Le’Darius Hilliard, president of the state Democratic Executive Committee Birmingham passed away


Birmingham city is mourning the sudden death of president, Le’darius Hilliard. Le’Darius Hilliard, president of the state Democratic Executive Committee Birmingham and Jefferson County Executive Comm. has passed away unexpectedly on October 20, 2023. On social media, his friends and family have been expressing their sympathy and requesting people to remember Hilliard in their prayers. 

As we reflect on the life and career of this remarkable politician, we pay homage to the representative. Read ahead to learn more details about his passing.

Le’Darius Hilliard passed away:

Le’Darius Hilliard, a representative for District 60 in the Alabama House of Representatives has passed away on October 20, 2023. He passed away after a brief illness, leaving his friends and family members in a deep sorrow.

One of his friends posted this sad news on social media statement, that reads,

I’m in disbelief Le’Darius Hilliard I can’t believe you have me crying like this Rest In Heaven Thank you for being the Friend you were to many of us! God said your battle is over, you no longer have to fight! 

Derrick D. Jordan shared a heartfelt tribute on Facebook post, saying,

The news I just got is heartbreaking!!! My fondest memory is one day I had the honor of serving in the pulpit with some AMAZING Pratt City Pastors and I was sweating with no towel!!! Brother Le’Darius Hilliard reached into the pocket of his suit and gave me his pocket square to wipe my face!!! He said “Pastor I wanted to make sure you were taken care of”!!! Brother Hilliard was truly a kind brother!!!

Who was Le’Darius Hilliard ?

Le’Darius Hilliard was a Democrat from Birmingham,AL – Jefferson County. He was elected to the state and county Democratic Executive Committees in 2016; served as president of the state Democratic Executive Committee since 2016.

Political experience:

Unsuccessful run for Alabama House of Representatives District 60 in 2018; elected to state and county Democratic Executive Committees in 2016; and recently served on state Democratic Executive Committee as president, 2016-present.

Experience in the field:

Le’Darius Hilliard acted as an intern at the legal office of Hilliard, Smith & Hunt LLC from 2011–2013. He served as an Alabama Education Association consultant in the schools of Birmingham, Bessemer, and Fairfield from 2014–2016; He acted as a consultant at One Touch Consulting LLC from 2015–present.

Educational background:

Hilliard was graduated from Meridian College, Meridian, Mississippi; Jefferson State Community College; Jackson Olin High School; Minor High School; St. Paul Elementary School; Daniel Payne Middle School.

Civic experience:

Hilliard led efforts to stop arson in Ensley; led opposition to legislation that stole $40 million from Birmingham City Schools; led the fight to raise the minimum wage and co-wrote the ordinance that passed for the city of Birmingham.

Le’Darius Hilliard cause of death:

Le’Darius Hilliard passed away after a brief illness. However, the type of illness he suffered was not known. His sudden passing has made his loved one in a disbelief. His friends and relatives posted posts and asked everyone to pray for his full recovery. But unfortunately, Le’Darius passed away leaving everyone in a complete disbelief.

A well-known boxer, Markeith Hilliard also posted a tribute to Hilliard saying, “Le’Darius Hilliard   rest well cuzzo.”

As soon as the demise news broke out, tributes flooded on social media.

Condolences to Le’Darius Hilliard:

Demi Lewis posted,

It is hard to say farewell to such a beautiful soul… Le’Darius Hilliard was not just a friend but a cherished member of our community. His unwavering commitment, resourcefulness, and ever-present kindness left an indelible mark on all of us.

I am glad I got to hug him recently and thank him for always being himself- forever helpful and kind. Though he may no longer be with us in person, his spirit remains, reminding us that we are loved, and we can continue to spread that love to others, just as he did.

Rest in peace, dear friend.

Thank you for E V E R Y T H I N G! 

Tori Peoples-Baltimore wrote,

My Heart Is Really Heavy. Lord I Don’t Question You But In All Things Trust You. Le’Darius Hilliard You Fought A Great Fight. The Legacy You Left Behind Speaks Volumes. The Memories, Our Friendship I Am Blessed To Have. Matthew 25:21 King James Version “21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.”

Derrika Miller posted,

Rest Peacefully friend you truly will be missed. You definitely did the job God set out for you. left your mark on Birmingham. You should be proud of yourself because you definitely did right by others and your community. Praying for your family especially my classmate Victoria Hilliard

Carlos Chaverst Jr. wrote,

Le’Darius Hilliard thank you, brother. Thank you! I love you, man.

Nikita Vashae posted,

Le’Darius you were an awesome classmate, childhood friend, and most of all representative for the city of Birmingham. I hate to see you gone so soon.


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