Capt. John B. Hill, 67, of Lithopolis, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Lanfair Center. He was born November 23, 1947 in Amboy, Illinois and was the son of the late Leroy and Marie (Enrietta) Hill. John was a 28 year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a professor at the University of Rio Grande. He was also member of Greencastle Bible Church.
John is survived by his wife of 46 years, Claudyne (Keeton) Hill; children, Launa (David) Bode of Lancaster, Bryan (Shaelyn) Hill of Stoutsville and Shelly Hill of Lithopolis; two grandchildren, Collin and Madison Bode and a brother, Dr. David (Carol) Hill of Virginia.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Greencastle Bible Church, 2940 Amanda Northern Rd., Carroll, Ohio with Pastor Charles Flesher officiating. Burial will follow in Lithopolis Cemetery where military honors will be given. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda.
In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate ; Northside Christian School, 2655 W. Schrock Rd., Westerville, OH 43081 or the James Cancer Center, 1480 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, OH 43221.