Raymond Lee Hill, 88, of Springfield, Illinois, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 17, at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Pastor Olivia Earlywine was the officiate.
Burial with full Military Honors by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post #55 was held at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Monroe City.
Visitation was from 1 p.m. until the time of services, Saturday, July 25, at the funeral home.
Raymond was born May 31, 1932, in Monroe City, to Gordon Leroy Hill and Margaret Fern Griffin.
He was married to Myrtle Dee Tewell on November 16, 1954 in Monroe City. She preceded him in death on May 29, 2013.
Survivors include 3 children, Stephen Hill (Geralyn), Phillip Hill (Marcella) and Catherine Deann Wilson (Lynn), 2 brothers, Gordon “Leo” Hill (Karen), and Daniel Hill (Dolores), 4 sisters, Naomi Lehenbauer, Margaret “Betty” Karcher, Reva Ogle (Bernard), and Shirley Zoller (Jay), 9 grandchildren, Stephanie Garriott (Clayton), Scott Hill (Corrine), Crystal Jung (Rodney), Justin Schuenemeyer, Adam Hager (Kala), Christopher Hager (ReJeana), Nicholas Hager, Josephine Stout (Jim), and Jennifer Helton and 13 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by 3 sisters, Francis Zeiger, Virginia Stull, Lorene Webb and 1 brother Vincil Hill.
Raymond was a United States Army Veteran. He served his country proudly in the Korean War.
Raymond was a farmer for many years, then joined Moorman MFG as a sales representative until his retirement. To Raymond, family was everything. He loved nothing better than spending time with his loved ones. Raymond was an avid gardener, sharing the bounty with family and friends. He was an accomplished woodworker and thoroughly enjoyed his time at the barbecue grill.
Memorial contributions may be made to Illinois Presbyterian Home.
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