Jerry Hill 1938-2019
Jerry Hill, 81, Holton, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at his home.
He was born June 7, 1938, in St. Paul, Ark., the son of Hugh and Geneva Lockwood Hill. He graduated from Fullerton High School in California and attended college for a few years.
Mr. Hill served in the U.S. Army. He was a machine operator for 3M Manufacturing in Corona, Calif., and later farmed in Oklahoma. He had lived in the Holton area for 23 years.
He was a member of the Lakeview Faith Chapel.
He married Violet Earline Ellis on Feb. 19, 1972, in Fullerton, Calif. She survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Charles Hill and wife Shondi, Topeka, Cleveland Cartmill and wife Robin, Holton, and Lee Cartmill, Topeka; four daughters, Roxanna Lewis, Topeka, Gena Aldana and husband Carlos and Jera Hill, all of Las Vegas, Nev., and Genny Clarkson and husband Robert, Cleburne, Texas; a sister, Ruby Cochran, in Arizona; two brothers, Lonnie Hill, in Oklahoma, and James Hill, in California; 31 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Joellen West and Doris and Barbara Hill; his brothers, Bud, John and Bill Hill; and his grandchildren, Chad Ward, Charles Hill II and Floyd Shaffer.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at Lakeview Faith Chapel south of Holton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436 to help with funeral expenses.