- March 29, 1923 - June 8, 2012
- Montezuma, Indiana
of Robert's Passing
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“A better man, we couldn't have known. It's no wonder why we love Bob Jr. so much!
1 of 39 | Posted by: Mike and Gloria Fetgatter - TX
“We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Christy (Berry) Black, Ronnie, Keely, Til, and Bree Black
2 of 39 | Posted by: Christy berry black - Roachdale, IN
“We have lost a great friend.
3 of 39 | Posted by: BILL & PAT ANTHIS - PATOKA, IN
“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. I remember him fondly from the days with National Bank of Greenwood where he was the President in the 1970's. My...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Walt Koon - Greenwood, IN
“You will be greatly missed by family and friends for sure, Rest in Peace my friend! Jesus died for our sins so that one day we could have true...Read More »
5 of 39 | Posted by: David & Barbara Miller - IN
“I had the pleasure of visiting Bob with my dad, Keith Heifner, several times last year. Those visits never failed to be uplifting for both of us. ...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: Jane Presslor - Brazil, IN
“My father, Richard Hill, always spoke highly & fondly of his older brother Bob. A decorated WWII Veteran, 33rd Degree Mason, former President of the...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: Julie Louise Hill - Chicago, IL
“Bob and my father, Howard R. Turner, were boyhood friends in Shelburn, IN. Bob's family ran a business, and my family ran Turner's Store through the...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Wade S. Turner - Shelburn, IN
“In remembering Bob Hill I have nothing but the highest respect and feelings of warm friendship towards him and Annabelle. To the Hill Family you have...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Ralph Heifner - Indianapolis, IN
“Bob was a good man. I got to know him through my dad and in a case we both participated in. I admired and respected him.
10 of 39 | Posted by: Gary Hannner - rockville, IN
“My sympathy to the Hill family. My husband Mele and Bob would visit when Bob and Annabell came to Betty Rickett's home across the alley. We thought...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: Irma Lynn Balach - Dana, IN
“We were so sorry to read about Bob's death. He was always special to us and we will always be grateful for his lovely eulogy for our mother, Frances...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: John and Jolene Hill - Greenwood, IN
“We're sorry to hear about Bob's passing and not being able to make the services. Please know that all the Hill's in Indianapolis remember Bob with...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Jay Hill - Indianapolis, IN
“To the entire Hill family. So sorry to hear of Bob's death. My father, Ray Shoemaker, thought the World of Bob and enjoyed good times together. On...Read More »
14 of 39 | Posted by: Janet Shoemaker Godfrey - SC
“Dear John and Carole, I'm sad to hear of your Dad's passing. Please know that friends are thinking of you and wishing you peace.
15 of 39 | Posted by: Charlotte (Holman) Farland - OH
“We only knew Bob a short time but in that time we learned from his example what it means to be a Godly man in every area of one's life.
16 of 39 | Posted by: Don & Alice Hatfield - Rockville, IN
“Our sincere sympathy to the family of Bob Hill, a wonderful and caring man. We have warm memories of our trip to California for Jason and Tricia's...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: Joe & Jan Lubbehusen - FL
“John & Carol, I am so sorry for your loss. I know there are no words to help in times like these, but know that you have many friends to call upon.
18 of 39 | Posted by: Jerry & Penni (Melton) Risner - IN
“In him is the embodiment of Midwestern, rock-hard ethos of love for God, family and country. He helped build and improve everything he gave his life...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Mike Richardson - IN
“Dear John and Carole, We are saddened by his passing, but we know where he is.... We were blessed John to have great Mom's, Dad's and family growing...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Gary Scott - Greenwood, IN, IN
“Our prayers and sympathy goes out to Bob Hill's family. He was always a gentleman. The late Carl Woodard considered Bob a friend and a WWII flight...Read More »
21 of 39 | Posted by: Charlie & Donna Woodard - IN
“My thoughts are with Bob, Jr. and his family. I remember Mr. Hill at the National Bank of Greenwood and his son was a great classmate.
22 of 39 | Posted by: Michael Oleson - Fort Worth, TX
“What a wonderful man. One of those people you meet that just knowing them makes you a better person. My thoughts go out to the entire family.
23 of 39 | Posted by: Jon Bonomo - IN
“Bob, Janis, John and families, Please accept my deepest sympathies upon the passing of your father. He was a fine man and a great asset to the...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: John Dowd - Indianapolis, IN
“Bob, and John, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your dad was one of a kind. A real gentleman... Mike York Class of '62 Greenwood, Indiana
25 of 39 | Posted by: Mike York - Indianapolis, IN
“I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Robert Hill. He and his wife Annabelle were good friends to my parents, Alfred and Rowena Miller, who are...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Jim Miller - Windsor, CO
“So Sorry for the loss to his family. I graduated with Bob, Class of '62.
27 of 39 | Posted by: George Finney - LaPorte, IN
“Bob was a great man, our family got the pleasure of knowing he and Annabell as well as becoming their neighbor six years ago. They loved to visit...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Eddie and Mandi Lientz - IN
“Bob, We are all saddened by your loss. We have many fond memories of times at the Hill household, and we will always cherish them. May you find...Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: Greenwood High School, class of 1962 - IN
“A very good friend and brother, our prayers are with you.
30 of 39 | Posted by: Bob & Jane Vincent - Montezuma, IN
“Please accept our condolences on Bob's passing. Bob was a special friend of our family, The Davidson's, and spent many fishing trips with my father,...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Debbie Hillenburg - Franklin, IN
“We send our deepest sympathy to the family. Bobby, John and Janice were all our age and we went to school together back in the 50's and early 60's. I...Read More »
32 of 39 | Posted by: Allen and Janet Crooks - Thayne, WY
“On behalf of the Skelton family I would like to express my condolences for you loss. Bob Hill was a great Christian man and also a great American...Read More »
33 of 39 | Posted by: John Skelton - Berwick, LA
“just a note to say im sorry. hope you all hold your heads high he is smiling and looking down on you god bless the kuhn family
34 of 39 | Posted by: tony kuhn - greenwood, IN
“Having known Bob as my sister's father-in-law, I always had a high regard for him and his entire family. My deepest sympathy to all. Steve
35 of 39 | Posted by: Stephen G. Staples - Whiteland, IN
“When I met Bob Hill years ago, I knew he was someone special. We stood in his yard talking and watching the humming birds fly to his feeders. As soon...Read More »
36 of 39 | Posted by: Stephen Jones - Rockville, IN
“So sorry for your loss, used to have coffee with Bob a lot at the Pastime , a very good fellow! I went to school with his brother Paul, whom was in...Read More »
37 of 39 | Posted by: James Bratcher - Montezuma, IN
“Bob was a good friend and great leader when I worked with him at the Indiana Bankers Association. R.I .P. Wendell C Hoover
38 of 39 | Posted by: Wendell Hoover - Carmel, IN
“Bob, You and your family have my heartfelt condolences. I met your dad a long time ago when he was with the IBA. He will be missed. David
39 of 39 | Posted by: David Milligan - Newburgh, IN
Gooch Funeral Home
MONTEZUMA- Robert W. Hill, 89, of Montezuma, Indiana died at 7:08 am Friday, June 8, 2012 in his residence. He was retired president of the National Bank of Greenwood. He was born March 29, 1923 in Sullivan, Indiana to the late Alex Hill and Louise Funkhouser Hill. His wife of 68 years Annabelle Fisher Hill whom he married November 21, 1942 in Rockville died December 16, 2010. Survivors include two sons, Robert W. Hill, Jr. and wife Marilyn Hill of Newburg, Indiana and John David Hill and wife Carole Hill of Greenwood, Indiana; one daughter, Janis Harding of Montezuma; four brothers, Jim Hill of Montezuma, Ed Hill of Crawfordville, Ben Hill of St. Bernice, Paul Hill of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Becky Miller of Rockville, Susan Cory of Tangier; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Larry Harding on August 18, 2006. He was a graduate of Mecca High School and attended Grinnell (IA) College while in the service. He served his country during WWII in the Army Air Corp as a B-29 pilot with the 20th Air Command over the Pacific receiving the American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and WWII Victory Medal. After the service he was employed as a butcher for Lee Brother's Grocery in Rockville, served in the Veteran Administration office in Parke County and later became employed by the Rockville National Bank. He later moved his family to Greenwood when he accepted a position with National Bank of Greenwood. He was a member of the Rockville Christian Church serving many years as an Elder and Sunday school teacher and member of the Friendship Sunday school class. He was a former member of the Greenwood Christian Church serving also as Elder and Sunday school teacher. He was Past Master of Parke Masonic lodge # 8, a 33rd degree mason he was member of Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, Zorah Shrine of Terre Haute, Parke County Low 12 Club, Parke County REMC Roundup awards committee and Past President of the Indiana Bankers Association. He was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Robert D. Orr. Active in civic and community affairs he was a former member of Greenwood Rotary and Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the Board of Directors for Rockville National Bank. Service will be 11:00 am Monday, June 11, in Gooch Funeral Home at 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville with the Rev. Patrick J. Fahey officiating. Burial with military graveside honors by Parke County Veterans will follow in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation is from 2-5 pm Sunday at Gooch Funeral Home with a Masonic memorial service at 4:30 by Parke Lodge # 8. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 3401 S. 4th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802. Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.
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