John Dean Hill passed away on February 25, 2017 at his New Waverly, Texas residence. John, who was 91, was born on June 17, 1925 to Johnny and Wessie Hill in New Waverly. John Hill will be remembered for selling some of the best produce in the Walker County and surrounding areas. He will also be remembered as a very energetic individual that never met a stranger. He leaves behind a family that will miss him dearly; his wife of 31 years: Doris Irvin Hill, children:Warren Hill, Wesley Hill, Kimberly Yvette Hill, Jacqueline Hill, Richard Merchant, Melissa Strong, Melinda Furr, Michael Irvin, and Michelle Irvin; sister: Queen Esther Hill, mother- in- law: Syble Irvin, additional relatives and many friends. Friday, March 3, 2017, viewing will be held 12:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Cox Funeral Home Chapel. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 11:00 A.M. family and friends will come together to reflect on a life well lived, at New Waverly Elementary School, located at 335 FM 1375, New Waverly, Texas. The body lie in state 10:00 A.M. until the beginning of the service. Burial follow in the Jasper Memorial Garden Cemetery in New Waverly.
Published on March 2, 2017