Richard J. Hill
Richard J. Hill
  • August 8, 1931 - February 12, 2017
  • Bedford, Texas

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Bedford, TX – Richard (Dick) Hill, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed into the arms of Jesus on February 12, 2017.

Service: Memorial service will be held on February 17 at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church in Hurst,TX.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missions Ministry at First Baptist Church, Hurst Texas.

Richard Hill was born to James and Ruth Hill on August 8, 1931 in Binghamton, NY. He married the love of his life, Alma Mae Hill on August 10, 1951 and then moved to Syracuse, NY where he worked as an engineer for GE for 40 years. They have two children, Carole Curran of California and David Hill of Texas. He served for over 40 years at North Syracuse Baptist Church as the “go to” person especially as head usher for many years. They retired in 1992 to Asheville, NC before moving to Bedford, TX in 2008 to be near family before Alma Mae’s passing in 2009. Dick immediately jumped in and got involved in the senior adult program at First Baptist Hurst. He loved people and took an interest in all he met. He wanted to help everyone! He enjoyed watching all sports, reading and traveling, especially to visit his children and grandchildren. He loved the tradition of spending the summers in the Adirondack Mountains. Dick served the Lord faithfully while on earth and now worships his Lord in heaven.

Survivors: Richard is survived by his children; Carole Curran and husband, Dan; David Hill and wife, Nancy; grandchildren; Christina Harrell and her husband, John, Melissa Curran, J.D., Mark, Scott and Annie Hill; sister; Vivian Vance and Sister in Law, Beverly Parce.