|Birth: ||Mar. 7, 1925|
Palo Pinto County
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2011|
Mineral Wells Index (TX) - May 6, 2011
Deceased Name: Elmer Lee Hill
Elmer Lee Hill, 86, died Jan. 21, 2011.
A memorial service for Lee is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Rock Creek Baptist Church,
U.S. Highway 281 approximately 6 miles north of Mineral Wells.
Elmer Lee Hill was born March 7, 1925, in Mineral Wells. Lee grew up in Mineral Wells and attended Mineral Wells High School. He joined the Navy in 1943 and served on the battleship USS North Carolina until his discharge in 1946. He participated in the battles of Saipan, Tinin, Guam and Okinawa. He received numerous awards and decorations.
After the service he went to work for AT&T and Southwestern Bell, where he worked for 35 years. Lee was active in the Masons as a Master Mason and he was an avid bowler. Lee was a collector of mechanical pencils, knives and records of famous singers of the 1940s and '50s.
Lee will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Lee is survived by his wife, Billie, of Fort Worth; daughter-in-law, Deborah Hill McLemore, of Fort Worth; three grandchildren, Nathan and wife, Tiffany, of Jonah, Texas, Jonathan and wife, Kellye, of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Jennifer De Vault and husband, Jeremy, of Fort Worth; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Pearson, of Weatherford, Texas, Virginia McGlamery and husband, Buddy, of Austin, Texas, and Faye Padgett and husband, Leroy; and brothers, Charles Hill, and Billy Hill and wife, Karen, all of Colorado Springs, Colo.
He was predeceased by his parents, Jarrell (Jack) and Alta Hill; his wife, Frances Hill; son, Kyle Hill; and his brother, Cleve Hill.
Thomas Jarrell Hill (1898 - 1984)
Alta Mae Estes Hill (1900 - 1988)
Francis Slaton Hill (1919 - 1998)*
Palo Pinto County
Created by: May Ashby Royer
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76902322
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