Mr. Donald Clay Hill, Sr. age 91 of Rock Island, TN, (Eastside Community) died Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Rain Tree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville, TN. He was born February 22, 1922, in Sparta, TN, was a retired tax consultant and dairy farmer, a World War II U S Army Air Corp veteran, and a member of the Church of Christ at Jericho. Mr. Hill was preceded in death by parents Fred Clay and Hattie Mae Stewart Hill, his wife Mary Lucille Price Hill, sister Zula Mae Hill, daughter-in-law Betty Hill, and brothers Fred Leslie Hill, Roby Cordell Hill, James Douglas Hill, John Calvin Hill, Tony Edward Hill, and Jimmy LeRoy Hill.
Survivors include his children Donnie Hill, Ann & Bill Smith all of McMinnville, TN, David & Ann Hill of Rock Island, TN, Susie & Shane Hoover, Greeneville, TN, and Beverly and Joe Capps, Manchester, TN, brothers Billy Joe Hill and David O’brien Hill both of Michigan, grandchildren Billy (Stacy) Smith, Clay (Christie) Hill, Curtis Hill, Betsy (Chris) McBride, Heather (Lee) McKennon, Gina (J.W.) Holt, Amy (Steve) Clevenger, Adam Hoover, Amberly (Lance) Champion, Ashley (James) Hobbs, Caitlyn (Patrick) Smith, great-grandchildren Tristan Smith, Kaleb Smith, Spencer Hill, Annaston McBride, Rance McBride, Jacob Holt, Paige Champion, Mason Clay Champion, Isaac Clevenger, and Kensingtyn Hill, numerous nieces and nephews, sister-in-law Norma Gail Pedigo, Sparta, TN, and special caregiver Wanda Reed, McMinnville, TN.
Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 14, 2013, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Titus Ward and Bro. Charles Williams will officiate. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sparta, TN. Military grave rites will be administered by American Legion Post 173 and the V.F.W. Post 5064. The Hill Family will receive friends Friday from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. and again Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until 11 A.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
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