Roy Edward Hill, age 91, of West Chester, Ohio and Bradenton, Florida (formerly of Strunk, Kentucky) passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in Bradenton, Florida. He was born on October 15, 1929 in Strunk, Kentucky to the late Dewey Hill and Myrtle (Thomas) Hill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant children.
He is a veteran of the US Army and served in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of over 67 years, Dorothy (Branham) Hill of Bradenton, Florida; daughter, Deborah Karen Hill Clipson of West Chester, Ohio; grandchildren, Matthew Clipson and Jeremy Clipson (Rachael); great-grandchildren, Will Clipson, Abby Clipson, Henry Clipson, Lucas Clipson, Aaron Clipson, and Eli Clipson; brother-in-law, Cecil Creekmore of Strunk, Kentucky and Cecil Branham (Rosa) of Stearns, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Chesney Branham of Williamsburg; special family and friends in Florida; and several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends for mourn his passing.
Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until the funeral hour on Thursday, June 10, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 10, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David West officiating. Following the service, he will be laid to rest in the Jellico Creek Cemetery. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin, Kentucky.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfh.com
Croley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.