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Ray F Hill
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Birth: May 23, 1932
Vernon
Wilbarger County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 2007
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA

Ray Hill was born to Pete and Johnnie Hill. After graduating from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed at Camp Pendleton, where he was selected to the All-Marine Corps Football Team. After two years he returned to Fort Worth to attend TCU on a football scholarship, graduating in 1955. While at TCU, he met and married his wife of 49 1/2 years, Carol Gilby Hill. He remained active in the TCU Letterman's Association, Frog Club and Alumni Association, and in 2000 was inducted into the TCU Letterman's Hall of Fame.

Following graduation, Ray coached at New Mexico Military Institute, Birdville High School in Fort Worth and Abilene Cooper before beginning a more than 31-year career with State Farm Insurance.

Survivors: Daughters and sons-in-law and grandchildren, Cynthia and Jerry Gilbreath of Austin and their daughter, Melissa; Kathy and Steve Emanuel of Austin and their daughters, Kelly Wylie and Kendall Wylie, and son, Tyler Emanuel; and Elizabeth and Rene Tamez of Houston and their daughter, Emily. Ray is also survived by his brother, Percy Hill and his wife, Zoe, of Fort Worth; brothers-in-law, Dr. Ralph Gilby and wife, Pat, of Wilmington, Del., and Lee Gilby and wife, Pat, of Burton; sister-in-law, Dumpy Gilby of Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
 
 
Burial:
Cook Walden-Forest Oaks Memorial Park
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: JME
Record added: Jan 10, 2007
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Ray F Hill
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