James S. Hill Jr.

Published 1:53 am Friday, May 30, 2008

By Staff
Mr. James Stephenson Hill, Jr., a resident of 42 Cypress Shores Drive, Washington, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
A graveside funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008 at Oakdale Cemetery with the Reverend Kevin Johnson officiating. The following will serve as honorary pallbearers: Dr. Fred Howdy, George A. Roberson, George Gardner, Dr. Zeno Edwards, Dr. Raeford T. Pugh, Dr. John Tayloe, Ward Marslender, Howard Smith, Harold Robinson, Jim Edwards, Tony Capehart, III and Lee Cooper, Jr.
Mr. Hill was born in Washington on January 28, 1930 son of the late James S. Hill and Inda Paul Hill. He attended Washington City Schools and Randolph Macon Military Academy. On June 22, 1951, he married the former Nancy Roberson, who survives. He was a member of the North Carolina National Guard serving in Korea from 1951-1952. Mr. Hill was in the highway construction and ready mix concrete business until his retirement. He was a volunteer fireman, a member of the Tranter’s Creek Herring Club, a member of the Board of Directors of Seaboard Savings and Loan, now Cooperative Bank. Mr. Hill was a lifelong member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church where he had served on the Vestry. He was an avid sportsman who loved quail hunting, fishing and golf.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Hill is survived by two daughters: Inda Hill and Susan Hill Watts and her husband Norbert, and two grandchildren: James Stephenson Tkach and Inda Tkach Moore.
The family will receive friends Friday afternoon and evening at the home located at 42 Cypress Shores Drive, Washington.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: St. Peter’s Building Fund or the All Soul’s Fund of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Post Office Box 985, Washington, NC 27889, the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, 628 East 12th Street, Washington, NC 27889 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Mr. Hill’s online guest book may be signed by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Hill family.
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