Gerald Gerald Hill
Gerald Gerald Hill
  • May 1, 1938 - January 17, 2017
  • Gadsden, Alabama

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Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Gerald Hill, age 78, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Rev. Roy Daugherty and Rev. Paul Elliott will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.
Mr. Hill was a 1956 graduate of Etowah High School. He was a retired welder/machinist and a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Esther Hill.
Mr. Hill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Alda Nell (Carroll) Hill; son, Bret (Angie) Hill; daughter, LeAnn Hill; grandchildren, Caroline, Austin and AnnaBeth Hill; cousins, Clara Collins, Annette Hill and Hilda (Lamar) Ballard; godchildren, Lori Anna and Kane Fortenberry; sister-in-law, Alice Helms; along with many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Kane Fortenberry, Dewayne Fox, Paul Elliott, Houston Ryan, John Ryan, Mike Carroll, Brian Fortenberry, Tyler Elliott, and Austin Elliott.
Honorary pallbearers are Jim Elliott and Todd Carroll.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
Special thanks to Lookout Mountain Volunteer Fire Department; Mr. Danny Box; Lamar and Hilda Ballard; and the Pleasant Hill Community.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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