7/23/12 — Stephen Dale Hill

Steve Hill age 68, of Decherd, passed away July 20, 2012 at his residence.

Mr. Hill was born on August 5, 1943 to the late Earl and Owana Meek Hill.

On August 28, 1961 he joined the United States Army where he was stationed in Germany as Sharpshooter.  Later he spent time traveling the country side as a truck driver. After traveling the country side he owned Hills Greenhouse in the Greenhaw community of Decherd. He enjoyed working with plants and flowers to make them look their best for other people to enjoy. When he was not working he was spending time with his three kids. Mr. Hill also enjoyed giving donations to St. Jude’s Children Hospital for children who are terminally sick.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Owana Hill; brothers, Ray Hill and Randall Hill.

Mr. Hill is survived by his wife of 45 years Jenny Hill of Winchester; children, Angie Hill of Estill Springs, Beverly Hill of Murfreesboro, Bradley Hill of Winchester; his lifelong four legged compani on and best friend Sadie; brothers, Horace (Sara) Hill of Cowan, Roger (Freida) Hill of Kansas; sisters –in-law, Diane Hill of Hillsboro and Jan Hill of Decherd; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be conducted Monday, July 23, 2012 at 7pm from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Monday, July 23, 2012 from 4-7pm at Watson-North Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.