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Richard D. Hill, Sr.

Obituary for Richard D. Hill, Sr.

April 26, 1932 - July 19, 2017
Elyria, Ohio | Age 85

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Veteran


Richard D. Hill, Sr., 85, of Elyria passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 following a lengthy illness. He was born April 26, 1932 in North Baltimore, Ohio. Before graduating from Findlay High School in 1950, "Dick" Hill was named to the football First Team All-Ohio as a running back.
Richard is a U.S. Army veteran, serving our country from 1952-54. He was a Master Sergeant during the Korean Conflict. He also served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1954-57. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Findlay College (aka University of Findlay). He was a member of the Elyria Community Church of Nazarene, where he served as an usher and helped in the office; VFW Post #1079 of Elyria; and formerly a member of the American Legion Post #12. He loved golfing, was an assistant coach in college, and enjoyed the Cleveland Indians baseball team.
Mr. Hill is survived by his wife Marianne; sons Richard "Doug" Hill Jr. (Bonnie) of Kaufman, TX and Robert K. Hill (Patricia) of Avon Lake; grandchildren Maxwell Hill and Emma Hill.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Margaret and Jean; brothers Dick, Harry, Bill, Robert, Jim, and Don; parents Harry and Helen Hill (nee Moffitt); step-father Cy Heckerman.
Private graveside service will be held at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria. A Memorial Service will be held in the near future. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, Elyria.

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