Richard Hill

Richard Hill

Thursday, December 2nd, 1943 Saturday, September 5th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard Watson Hill Sr.

Richard Watson Hill Sr was born to Clarence Hill Sr and Marion White in Detroit, Michigan on December 2, 1943. He is survived by Helen Hill, his wife of 53 years. They had three sons, Richard Jr, Sidney (his wife, Sheila), and David Hill. Three precious grandchildren, Landon, Carly, and Zoey Hill. He had five brothers and two sister. Clarence Hill Jr (his wife, Valerie), Dilman "Kip" Hill, Sidney Hill (his wife, Vera), William A. Hill (Deceased) and Curtis Hill (Deceased); two sisters Jesselyn Hill (Deceased), and Deborah Thomas (her husband, Thomas). Special brother-in-law, Odis Hunter. Many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great nephews, other family members and friends who mourn his loss and have the joyful hope of seeing him again in a future earthly resurrection.
In 1962, he graduated from Cass Tech High in Detroit, Michigan. Retried from AT&T as a telecommunication consultant. As such, he was instrumental in assisting the Watchower Society in international networking and later help introduce the internet to the business world. He began his association with Jehovah's Witnesses in 1956. Along with his older brother, Clarence Jr, he was baptized on August 19, 1961. He entered the full-time ministry in 1963. In 1966, he was married to Helen Hunter, who was already in the full-time ministry. They each spent 60 years ministering in Detroit, Michigan; Charlotte, NC; Knoxville, Tennessee; and Laurens, SC aiding and assisting their sons and many others to dedication and baptism to Jehovah God and Jesus Christ.

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Jonathan and Julia Osterman / Deborah McNeil sent flowers to the family of Richard Watson Hill Sr.
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Jonathan and Julia Osterman / Deborah McNeil purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Richard Hill.
Comment | Posted at 04:08pm via Floral Arrangements

robert & lydia arangua

He will be miss until paradise. ‘God is not unrighteous so as to forget his work and the love he showed for his name by to ministering to the holy ones.’
Comment | Posted at 12:47pm via Condolence

Love you brother Grayling Leslie
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Sharon Hill

"Well done thy good and faithful servant" Richard is well deserving of Heaven. May God bless family and friends of this outstanding man of God. On behalf of Sharon Hill and the Bennett family in Columbus, Ohio
Comment | Posted at 12:07pm via Condolence

janice simmons

My heart goes out to the Hill Family....but the truth (Jehovah) words at Rev.21:4 saids he will wipe out every tear,and death will be no more,even pain will be done away with.We have hope and shortly we will see him again.So Sister Hill and Family take care and continue praying to Jehovah he is the "Hearer of all Prayers,love you much all much. Sister Janice Simmons,Augusta,Georgia
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