Mr. Grover C. Hill — 1929-2019

Published 4:17 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2019

VALLEY — Mr. Grover C. Hill, 89, of Valley, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at his residence.  He was born on July 4, 1929, in Opelika.

Mr. Hill is survived by his five daughters, Brenda Wilson, Darlene Pollard, Kim Talley, Deidre Hamilton and Jennifer Hamilton; his 13 grandchildren, Colby Hill, Corey (Mollie) Hill, Cherry Hood, Chris Wilson, Shana Tate, Naomi Miller, Melinda Trussell, Brandon Hamilton, Adam Hamilton, Nicholas Talley, April Peterson, Daniel Peterson, and Christy Coggin; his brother, Richard Hill; 18 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hill; his son, James Michael “Mike” Hill; three siblings, William Thomas Hill, Jimmie Dean Matthews, and Betty Ann Hill Anglin.

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Mr. Hill had been a member of Fairview Baptist Church for the last 18 years.  He served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps. and 26 years in the National Guard.  He retired from WestPoint Pepperell after more than 40 years of service.  He enjoyed helping others and volunteering, fishing, going to auctions, and gardening.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 4 p.m. ET at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley.  Interment will follow in Fairfax Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. ET at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

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Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.