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Robert Calvin Hill, 91, of Badin passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in the Tucker Hospice House, Kannapolis. His funeral service will be 1 PM Thursday in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sid Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Palmerville Cemetery with full military rites by the Stanly County DAV ritual team. The family will receive friends from 11 until 12:30 prior to the service at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care.
Born July 25, 1925 in Stanly County, NC, he was the son of the late John Robert Hill and Sarah Corina Snuggs Hill. He was a retired employee of Wiscassett Mills and a member of Badin Baptist Church. Robert was a veteran of the US Army during WWII and earned both the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
He was married to the late Florence Pauline Foglia Hill who preceded him in death in 2001. Survivors include sons Glenn Hill Sr. and wife Lee of Davidson and Greg Hill of Badin, sisters Teresa Bunting of Albemarle and Kay Riley of Badin, grandchildren Glenn Hill Jr. and wife Melinda, Madison Palmer and Ericka Sisk and husband Sheldon, and 5 great-grandchildren Kelsey Elizabeth Palmer, Tenley Jade Palmer, Sara Nancy Hill, Cade Richard Hill, and Lily Locket Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or to Badin Baptist Church, PO Box 337, Badin, NC 28009.
Published on May 23, 2017
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