I saw this request at the Stanislaus County message board at Ancestry.com:
"Looking for the Obituary of Harvey Hildreth, he died Jul 1977 in Modesto, CA. it could be under Virgil Harvey Hildreth but he's in the Soc Sec deaths as just Harvey Hildreth, he was born Aug 8, 1898. any help is much appreciated. thanks. Jane email@example.com."
Hi Jane! Here is the obituary that you requested. From the Modesto Bee, 26 July 1977:
Additionally, this was located right next to the obituary: