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Bill J. Hill

Bill J. Hill, 67, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Louis Stokes VA Medical Center in Cleveland, following a long illness. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1978, moving from Sheffield Lake.

Bill served in the U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. He worked as an operations manager for Kings Express, retiring in 2013. He attended Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. During his free time, he enjoyed golfing, racing at Norwalk Raceway Park, fishing and hunting.

Survivors include his daughter, Michelle Hill (Roger Karnatz) of Elyria; son, Marcus Hill of Elyria; grandchildren, Ryan and Cassandra Wells and Taylor Hill; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Hill in 2007; and parents, Otha and Thelma Hill.

A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10 A.M., at Evergreen Cemetery in Westlake, located on Center Ridge Road just East of Stearns Rd. (Please meet at the cemetery.) The Reverend Darrell Myers will officiate. North Ridgeville VFW Post #9871 will conduct full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

Arrangements made by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville. For further information, or to send an online condolence, please visit

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