(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Tommy Hill, 81, of Roanoke will be Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Roanoke First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Martin, Chuck Marcum and Dan Washburn officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Mr. Hill will lie in state one hour prior to services beginning on Saturday.
Mr. Hill passed away Thursday, June 20, at his home.
A lifelong resident of Randolph County, Mr. Hill was born Aug. 23, 1937, the son of Bill and Beck Hill. He was a member of Roanoke First United Methodist Church, where he served as president of the Men's Sunday school class. He also served as the mayor of Roanoke and on Roanoke City Council for several years. In addition, he was the owner of Hill's Sporting Goods and worked as a sporting goods salesman for many years before retiring from BSN at age 80. Mr. Hill also served as former president of Handley Quarterback Club and on the board of directors at Livingston College.
He is survived by his wife, Freddie Pool Hill of Roanoke; son, Dusty Hill (wife, Donna) of St. Croix and grandchildren, Bryan Hill, Melissa Hill Markwell, Kurt Rowland and Troy Rowland; daughter, Gloria Daniel (husband, Chris) of Kennesaw, Ga., and grandchildren, Cody Daniel, Misti Daniel Carmean, Emily Daniel Jackson and Austin Daniel; daughter, Debbie Waller (husband, Dan) and grandchildren, Daniel Waller and Danalee Waller; and son, Bryan Hill of Roanoke and grandson, Bryan Hill Jr.; ten great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Judge Jimmy Pool (wife, Carol) of Montgomery. He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Hill.
Mr. Hill's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Members of the Roanoke First United Methodist Church Men's Sunday school class and coaches/sports personnel will serve as honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Roanoke First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 40, Roanoke, AL 36274 or Water Break Ministries, 108 N. 26th Ave., Lanett, AL 36863 or www.wbcoachesministries.com. Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.