Rich sang a song of love. Here is the score of his Love Song. Richard Hilton (80) was born in Roslyn, LI, NY, and had been working for his father in a grocery store before enlisting in 1953. He was a sergeant in New Mexico and was a part of the infantry for basic training. He was discharged in 1956 and got a job in a chemical plant afterwards. He met a woman named Peggy and fell in love with her. However, both of them got into a car crash and Richard lost his eyesight, but Peggy died. Richard’s current hobbies include singing and playing the guitar.