Mr. Tommy Hill — 1937-2019

Published 5:30 pm Thursday, June 20, 2019

Funeral services for Tommy Hill, 81, of Roanoke, will be held on June 22 at 1 p.m. at Roanoke First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Martin, Chuck Marcum, and Dan Washburn officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 21. Mr. Hill will lie in state one hour prior to services beginning on Saturday.

Mr. Hill passed away on June 20 at his home.

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He is survived by his wife, Freddie Pool Hill, of Roanoke; his son, Dusty Hill (wife, Donna) of St. Croix; grandchildren, Bryan Hill, Melissa Hill Markwell, Kurt Rowland, and Troy Rowland; his daughter, Gloria Daniel (husband, Chris) of Kennesaw, Georgia; grandchildren, Cody Daniel, Misti Daniel Carmean, Emily Daniel Jackson, and Austin Daniel; his daughter, Debbie Waller (husband, Dan); grandchildren, Daniel Waller and Danalee Waller; his son, Bryan Hill, of Roanoke; grandson, Bryan Hill, Jr.; ten great-grandchildren; and his brother-in-law, Judge Jimmy Pool (wife, Carol) of Montgomery.

Mr. Hill’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Members of the Roanoke First United Methodist Church Men’s Sunday School Class and Coaches/Sport Personnel will serve as honorary pallbearers.

A lifelong resident of Randolph County, Mr. Hill was born on Aug. 23, 1937, the son of Bill and Beck Hill. He was a member of Roanoke First United Methodist Church, where he served as president of the Men’s Sunday School Class. He also served as the mayor of Roanoke and on the Roanoke City Council for several years. In addition, he was the owner of Hill’s Sporting Goods and worked as a sporting goods salesman for many years before retiring from BSN at age 80. Mr. Hill also served as former president of Handley Quarterback Club and on the board of directors at Livingston College. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his daughter-in-law, Jennifer Hill.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Roanoke First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 40, Roanoke, AL 36274 or Water Break Ministries, 108 N. 26th Avenue, Lanett 36863 or 

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