~ JOHN H. HILL ~
John H. Hill, 93, of Bucyrus, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 16, 2020, at Carlisle Place in Bucyrus.
John was born March 26, 1927, near Tango, West Virginia, to the late Frank and Audrey (Watts) Hill.
He was first married to Miriam Alexander who preceded him in death in 1984.
His second marriage was to Twila (Miller) Herron and she passed away in 2017. John was also preceded in death by two sisters, Emily Kerr and Eunice Waber; one brother, Paul Hill; two great-grandsons, Lincoln and Declan; and a son-in-law, Brian.
John is survived by five daughters, Vicki (Ron) Longwell, of Sardis, Christine (Rick) Dennison, of Bucyrus, Donna Jean (Keith) Rogers, of Mt. Gilead, Barbara Moore, of Mt. Gilead, and Carol (Roger) Mumford, of Little Havana, Florida; 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; two stepchildren David (Laurie) Herron, of Redford, Michigan, and Ann (Dana) Gillfillan, of Alpharetta Georgia; brother, Boyd (Beverly) Hill, of Ashland; and two sisters, Rosemary Britenbucher, of Ashland, and Carolyn (Weldon) Abels, of Columbus; as well as many nieces and nephews.
John attended schools in the Ashland and Sullivan areas. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a machinist for many years at HPM in Mt. Gilead and opened his own machine shop in Iberia in 1967 from where he retired in 1990. John was an Elder at Richland Rd. Church in Marion and Minister of the Church of Christ for more than 60 years. At one time he would broadcast his Sunday sermons on the radio from Bucyrus. John did much evangelistic and mission work over the years. He loved sports and hunting and in his younger days was champion bowler for the city of Ashland.
The family will be holding private services at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, 215 N. Walnut St., Bucyrus, with Rev. Russell Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Richland Road Church through the funeral home and expressions of sympathy can be left at firstname.lastname@example.org.