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John 'Bill' Hill

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[SEPT. 26, 2006]  John W. "Bill" Hill, 71, of Lincoln, formerly of Atlanta, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at 2:30 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta, with Maurice Stribling officiating. Cremation rites will follow the funeral service.

Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Bluegrass Cemetery, rural Atlanta, at a later date.

Mr. Hill had been employed at Pittsburgh Plate Glass for 22 years and at the Dixie Truck Stop for the last 15 years.

He was born Dec. 21, 1934, in Newburg to Paul Elmer and Florence May Wheeler Hill. He married Wilma Margaret Cisco in Atlanta on Nov. 7, 1964.

He is survived by his two daughters, Denise (and Mark) Prince of Carterville and Lisa Bentz of Lincoln; three sisters, Ruby Newingham of Roodhouse, Pauline Kelly of Gulfport, Miss., and Karen Cook of Atlanta; four brothers, Roy Hill, Pat Hill and Fred Hill, all of Atlanta, and Merle Hill of Bloomington; four grandsons, Johnathon Bentz, Joshua Bentz and Thomas Bruce, all of Lincoln, and Brett Prince of Carterville; and one granddaughter, Stephanie Prince of Carterville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Florence Hill; and one brother, Gary Hill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or VNA Hospice Care of Illinois, 720 N. Bond St., Springfield, IL 62702.

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