Bloomington, IL-Robert Paul
Hill, 77,of Bloomington, passed away at 11:35 a.m. on Saturday
(February 02, 2013) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center. His funeral
will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday (February 08, 2013) at
Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home with Pastor Ron Woodrum
officiating. Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. until time of service at
the funeral home. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery in Downs, IL.
Memorials may be made to Central Illinois Memorial Kidney Fund or
Community Cancer Center Foundation or Eastview Christian
Robert was born January 27, 1936 in
Bloomington, the son of Cecil and Mildred (Warner) Hill
He married Martha Elizabeth
(Robinson) Hill in 1962 in Lincolnton, North Carolina. She preceded
him in death on September 27, 1987.
He is survived by two sons: Paul
Hill of Bloomington and Isaac (Tran) Hill of Oakland, CA; three
daughters: Ruth (Glenn) Schreiber of Lincoln, Alabama; Rebekah
(Joe) Hill of Staunton, Virginia; and Elizabeth Hill of
Bloomington. Also surviving are three sisters: Carolyn McNeely of
Pacific Grove, California; Lois Hardesty of Danvers; Joyce Thorpe
of Bloomington; six grandchildren: Jonathan Schreiber, Rachel
Schreiber, Timothy Schreiber, Hannah Schreiber, Isaac Schreiber,
and Martha Rose Hill.
In addition to his parents and
wife, Robert was preceded in death by his son, James Ernest
Robert grew up in Bloomington and
attended Illinois Wesleyan University where he received his
Bachelor's Degree and later joined Eastview Christian Church. He
worked in the insurance industry and retired from Capen Frank
Proctor & Bowles. He was a long time member in the Young Men's
Club, Koda Roamers Camera Club, and the Illinois Valley Striders.
Robert was a long-distance runner, competing in countless 5K and
10K races and marathons in Boston, Saint Louis, and Fort Worth. He
was a loving father and will be sorely missed by his family.
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