Leon Hill, son of the late Howard R. Hill and Virginia Williams Hill, was born on April 14, 1926, at Blytheville, Ark., and died in the Golden Living Center at Malden on Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the age of 83.
Mr. Hill was a member of the Worldwide Church of God in Poplar Bluff, a retired farmer, and a resident of Bernie.
He was united in marriage to Julia M. Orick on May 30, 1965, at Bernie. Mrs. Hill preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 1996.
He is survived by two brothers, H. Donald Hill of Malden and Carl E. Hill of Jackson; and one sister, Nellie Brown of Campbell.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, R. Calvin Hill and Tommy Joe Hill; and one sister, Carolyn Westphal on July 19, 2000.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Funeral services wil be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with David Blevins officiating.
Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.