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Charlie D. Hill, 85, of Summit, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013, at his residence.
Visitation is Sunday evening at Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb from 4 - 7 p.m. and will continue Monday morning from 9 a.m. until funeral services begin at 10 a.m.. Rev. Vann Windom and Dr. David Millican will officiate. Burial will follow in Macedonia Methodist Church Cemetery in Houston, with full Military Honors.
Local pallbearers will be his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Pallbearers at graveside in Houston, will be the United States Air Force Honor Guard.
Mr. Hill was born July 27, 1927, in Houston. He was the son of the late Jacob Calvin Hill and Vannie Lee Malone Hill. Mr. Hill was retired from the United States Air Force after serving 21 years. He served during WWII in the South Pacific. He was a member of West McComb Baptist Church , McComb City Lodge #382 F&AM, Shriners Wahabi Temple, Order of the Eastern Star and Yesterdayâ€™s Kids. Charlie was a Scout Master, Little League coach and role model for his child, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Charlie loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them especially, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a good friend to all who knew him and will be sadly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, James Calvin Hill, Robert D. Hill and Elvin W. Hill and two sisters, Louise Henley and Pauline Blake.
Survivors include his wife, Libby Hill of Summit, ; one son, Charles A. Hill and his wife Diane of Summit; brothers, Frank Hill of West Point, and Donald Hill of Bryan, TX and Odie Lee Hill of West Point; a sister, Dorothy Crane of Marrero, LA; grandson, Joshua D. Hill and his wife Amanda of Prince George, VA; granddaughter, Elizabeth E. Ada and her husband Marlon of Summit, ; three great-grandsons, Michael Lee Haygood, Adam T. Haygood and Jacob A. Hill; two great-granddaughters, Jessica E. Hill and Samantha Martin; devoted sisters-in-law Era Jennings of Madison, and Peggy Parker of West Point; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
We would like to thank Hospice Compassus, Rev. Vann Windom and Dr. David Millican for all the love, support and care we received.
Jones Family Funeral Services of McComb is in charge of arrangements.