Jimmy Hill

November 11, 2008

Jimmy Larry Hill age 68 of Troy, Ohio and formerly of North Vernon and Lafayette, Indiana passed away November 11, 2008 in Dayton, Ohio. Born October 27, 1940 in Frankfort, Indiana to James Hanley & Ruth Aileen (Gober) Hill and was raised by Otis & Lola Mae Hill. He was a 1958 graduate of Colfax High School. He married Sharon R. Payne on June 2, 1961 in Colfax and she preceded him in death on November 15, 2003. He retired from Rostone Corporation in Lafayette after 42 years, he also worked for Penn Electrical for 3 years while living in North Carolina. He was an umpire and referee for 20 years in the Lafayette area. His memberships included St. Lawrence Catholic Church where he served as Euchristic Minister and Usher for many years. Surviving are his 5 children: Andy Hill (Felicia) of North Vernon, IN, Jason Hill (Amanda) of Micro, NC, Dana Hill of West Columbia, SC, Christine ?Sis? John of Lafayette, IN, Michelle ?Micki? Craig (Rick) of Lafayette, IN, 6 grandchildren: Madeline, Meagan, Halee, and Noah Hill, and Skyler and Abel Craig. His companion and special friend: Martha Karns of New Carlisle, OH and her sons Ken Karns Jr. and Steven Karns. 2 brothers: Bobby W. Hill of Colorado Springs, CO and Max W. Hill of Ghent, WV.;Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, November 15, 2008 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home in Frankfort, Indiana. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Friends may call 4-8 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials appreciated to Hospice of Jennings County 245 Norris Ave North Vernon, IN 47265 or Because We Care Fund at Bethel Baptist Church 77 Norris Ave North Vernon, IN 47265.


6 Condolences for “Jimmy Hill”

  1. The Smith Family

    May God’s love carry you through this time of sadness and bring you peace and comfort in the days to come. Thinking of you with deepest sympathy. You are in our hearts and prayers. Greg, Ronda, Justin, & Emily Smith

  2. First Christian Church

    Sorry to hear about your loss. We love and care about you. You are constantly in our prayers. Your church family from First Christian Church.

  3. The Sheehans

    Andy, Felicia, and Madeline, We just want you to know you are in our prayers!! We love you guys!!!! Dave, Christy, Luke, and Ike

  4. The Brothers Family

    This is from Brent Brothers and our family. I would like to let the entire Hill family know you are in our thought and prayers. Jimmy was one of a kind….I always loved his joking spirit and if you were having a bad day Jmmy could tell you one of his jokes and make you feel better instantly…A great person…..Rip Jimmy

  5. Andrew Greer

    I wish to send my regards to Jason Hill and family. I will never forget the great times we all shared playing baseball 20 years ago…What I learned from Mr. Hill in life is priceless…My most vivid memory is when Mr. Hill would take a picture of us with his camera…which as we all know, Mr Hill never had a camera 99% of the time…it was the fact that he made us laugh and pretend that our picture was taken….

  6. Susan & Larry Greer

    We are sending our deepest sympathy to the Hill family with the loss of your father. We alwayed enjoyed talking with him, listening to his stories and making us laugh. We are sure you have many wonderful memories to cherish of your father which will always provide great comfort for you. Sincerely, Susan & Larry Greer

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