Robert L. Hill

Born: Sat., Oct. 4, 1930
Died: Sat., Jul. 14, 2012

Funeral Service

Location: - Not available -


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 17, 2012
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

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Robert L. Hill, 81, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, July 14, 2012, at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis.

He was born Oct. 4, 1930, in Rushville to Clifford and Mabel (Dearinger) Hill. He married Violet (Williams) Hill on April 7, 1956, and she survives in Shelbyville.

Other survivors include daughters, Teresa (husband, Mark) Smith of Waldron and Diane (husband, Todd) Jenkins of Shelbyville; sister, Helen Snyder of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Brian Smith, Ben Smith, Andy Smith, Randy Smith, James Jenkins and Dylan Jenkins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Mary Margaret Hill; and sister, Kathleen Burt.

Mr. Hill was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

He worked for the Conrail Railroad for 42 years before retiring in 1994.

Mr. Hill was a member of the Shelby County sportsmen's club and the National Horseshoe Association. His favorite pastime was going to his favorite fishing places.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service and Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the funeral home with the Revs. Mark Joplin and George Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by local veterans' organizations.

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Tammy Huesman (Morningstar)
   Posted Mon July 16, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of lose. I am so sorry for the lose of your father, husband and grandfather. May you have the strength you need in your time of sorrow.
Love Tammy

Marty & Larry LeClerc
   Posted Mon July 16, 2012
Violet ~ We were so sorry to read of Bob''s passing.
Unfortunately, we will not be able to come and be with you at the funeral home.
Just know we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Garry Bullard and Judy { Bullard } Wilkinson
   Posted Tue July 17, 2012
We are sorry to hear about your loss. Sorry that we cant be there but we are thinking about you. Judy's number is 317 604 8615.

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