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John Luther "Johnny" Hill, Sr.

February 20, 1941 — January 26, 2020

John Luther "Johnny" Hill, Sr.

Chesterfield, SC

Mr. John (Johnny) Luther Hill, Sr., age 78, entered into rest on Sunday, January 26, 2020 with his family by his side. Funeral services will be 4:30 PM Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. Charles Teal, Rev. Jerry McManus, and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Chesterfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.

Mr. Hill was born February 20, 1941 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Donald D. Hill, Sr. and Margie Chewning Hill. He was a Vietnam era veteran having served in the U.S. Navy elite Ceremonial Guard in Washington, DC and aboard the aircraft carrier USS Lexington CVS – 16 and was a member of the American Legion Post 74. After military service he worked eight years for J.P. Stevens Delta plant #2 before moving in 1975 to Carolina Canners Inc. in Cheraw, and retiring after 31 years of service in the maintenance department.

He also enjoyed riding his motorcycles and was a Charter Life Member of the American Motorcyclist Association. He loved the family farm and was very proud that most of the family lived closed by. He could always find time to go out and tinker in the shop or help a neighbor.

In addition to his parents, Johnny was also preceded in death by his older brother, Donnie Hill; and nephew, Dennis Hill.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Sybil Anne Roberts Hill of the home; son, John Luther (Becki) Hill, Jr.; daughter, Carmen Hill (Randy) Wilks; granddaughter, Hillary Wilks (Tyler Gregory) Hendrix; grandsons, Hayden Wilks, Ely Hill, and Noah Hill; great grandchildren, Heidi Anne Hendrix and Timber Gregory all of Chesterfield, SC; brother, Arlo C. (Judy) Hill of Prosperity, SC; nephews, Steven Hill of Prosperity, SC and David Hill of Chapin, SC; sisters-in-law, Elaine R. Smith, Rebekah R. (Anson) Jacobs, and Neatus R. Sellers.

Memorials may be made to the Chesterfield Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 388, Chesterfield, SC 29709.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Hill family.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

6:00 - 7:30pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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