James Evans Hill, Sr. age 87 of 2021 Pine Bark Lane Clayton, N.C. passed away peacefully at his residence Sunday May 10, 2015. Mr. Hill was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years and the N.C. Forestry Service after 17 years.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday May 15, 2015 at Ayden Christian Church 462 2nd Street Ayden, N.C., with Rev. Chad Penhorwood, Rev. Michael Goff and Rev. Luke Long officiating. Graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 4:00 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Kinston, N.C.
He is survived by his sons; James E. Hill Jr. and wife Christy of Greenville, N.C. and Robert E. Hill and wife Tina of Clayton, N.C., brother; William K. Hill of Seattle, WA., sister; Alma Boyd of Kinston, N.C., grandchildren; Johnathan C. Hill and wife Kay, R. Ryan Hill and wife Jennifer, Meredith H. Peaden and husband Jerry, Corey J. Hill and Michelle McGee, 5 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday May 14, 2015 at Edwards Funeral Home 702 N. Queen St. Kinston, N.C.
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In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice of Wake County 250 Hospice Circle Raleigh, N.C. 27607 or to Shriners Cripple Children’s Hospital c/o Sudan Shrine 403 E. Front Street New Bern, N.C. 28560.