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E. Hill, 71, of Galesburg, died at 3:18 a.m. Friday, February 14,
2020 at home.
was born December 26, 1948 in Galesburg, the son of Fred E. and
Juanita L. (Cunningham) Hill. Tim is survived by his twin brother,
Tom Hill of Orlando, FL; two sisters, Cosetta (Larry) Hammerlund of
Galesburg and Sue Ellen (Gerald) Davis of Bella Vista, AR; a sister
in law, Lorna Johnson of Bella Vista, AR; many nieces, nephews, and
great nieces and nephews. Tim was preceded in death by one brother,
Kendall; and one sister, Mary (Roger) Showalter.
graduated from GHS in 1968 and received his AAS from Carl Sandburg
College in 1982. Tim served as a cook in the US Navy from 1969 to
1972. He then served 11 additional years in the Air National Guard
of Illinois, and was honorably discharged October 4, 1989. He worked
as a cook for many years at The Grandview Restaurant. Tim also spent
a few years helping his brother Kendall build homes in Bella Vista,
was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking many meals at family
gatherings. He loved to read, particularly the Bible. He was an
extremely intelligent man and loved to complete crossword puzzles.
will be accorded. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday,
February 20, 2020 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, with a
gathering following the service at the Thomas Legacy Center at Watson
Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorials may be made to the
family to assist with expenses. Online expressions of sympathy may
be sent to the family at www.watsonthomas.com.