Mr. James Raymond Hill, 80, of Franklin Twp. passed away on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. Hill was born in Ivanho, Virginia, on February 18th, 1941 to the late Edgar R. Hill and Wilma (Brown Hill) Kerry. He had graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1958. Jim worked at the Babcock & Wilcox Steel Mill in both Ambridge and Beaver Falls until it closed. Following the mill closing, Jim worked as a truck driver for Lloyd Myers and Youngblood Paving. He is a member of the Lillyville Church of God. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of various pool leagues in both Ellwood City and Beaver Falls, the MOOSE Lodge #93, and Air Fitness.
He is survived by his wife, Karen B. (Prestopine) Hill whom he married on January 2, 1960, his daughter, Chris Hill of Fombell, son, Joseph (Norene) Hill of Franklin Twp., grandchildren, Nikki Hill, Courtney, Patsy, and Michael Butchelli, son-in-law, David Butchelli of Shenango Twp., sister, Patricia Werling of New Castle, and brothers, Edgar (Sandy) Hill Jr. of New Castle, and Terry (Shirley) Hill of Shenango Twp..
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Virginia B. “Ginny” Butchelli, and grandson, Marc Hill.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, December 18th, 2021 at the Lillyville Church of God from 10:00 am until the time of the service at Noon with Rev. Dennis Arndt officiating. Interment will be at the Lillyville Church of God Cemetery. The funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc..
Memorial donations in Mr. Hill’s name may be made to the Lillyville Church of God.