Willie Hill

May 14, 1946 - March 10, 2020

Obituary for Willie Hill

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Willie Hill on March 10th, 2020.

Funeral Service is March 15th, 1:00 PM at Sewell Mortuary Chapel

Visitation is on the 14th, from 3 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary.

Mr. Willie “Billy” Edward Hill was born in Luthersville, Georgia on May
14, 1946 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie C. Hill (Lucretia Reeves Hill).
Willie departed this life on March 10, 2020 at Piedmont Newnan
Hospital in Newnan, GA. He was preceded in death by his grandson
Devin Abercrombie, sister Anita Faye Hill-Byrd, father- and mother-inlaw Mr. and Mrs. Willie Horace McGruder, and brothers-in-law Louis
Freeman and Rick McCrae.

Willie graduated Central High School in Newnan, GA in 1965. He was
drafted into the United States Army in 1966 served and fought proudly
for his country in the Vietnam War. He graduated from West Georgia
Technical College and Griffin Technical College. He was employed with
Nestle Purina for 36 years as a Maintenance Technician and retired in

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Dorothy
“Dot;” five children Anthony (Stacia) Hill, Denise (Darren) Abercrombie,
Tracy (Andre) Malcolm, Kimberley (Eric) Arnold, and Monica (Derrick)
Jenkins; ten grandchildren Jessica (Rey) Diaz, Joshua (Michele) Hill,
Donavin Abercrombie, Darius Abercrombie, Dylan Abercrombie, Malik
(Maddie) Malcolm, Bryan Malcolm, Kendall Malcolm, Jacob Malcolm,
Eric J. Arnold, and Erykah Arnold; three great grandchildren Jace Arnold,
Aria Malcolm, and baby Harper Hill; four sisters Irma Freeman, Ellen
McCrae, Hazel (Sonny) Jackson, and Linda Hill; two brothers Bruce Hill
and Avery (Gwen) Hill; aunt Josie Mae Hill; five brothers-in-law Willie
(Joann) McGruder, David (Gloria) McGruder, Peter (Susie) McGruder,
Louis (Ella) McGruder, Larry (Linda) McGruder, and Allen (Connie)
McGruder; five sisters-in-law Kathy McGruder, Onice McGruder, Willie
Mae McGruder, and Joyce McGruder-Cameron; a host of nieces and
nephews; special friends Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Brooks, Annie McGruder,
Melissa Williams, Henry Roberts, Howard Cook, The Malcolm Family,
The Hill Family, The McGruder Family, and The Godfrey Family.

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03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220
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M.L. Middlebrooks Memorial Chapel, Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Road
Grantville, GA 30220
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Thinking of you Tracy. God Bless.
- Ashley Schubert
I worked with Willie for 30plus years at Purnia he was a good friend and will truly be missed, I enjoyed seeing him and talking with him at the Purnia retirement meetings. May God bless this family during this time.
- Jimmy Parrott
May the Lord heal the Hill's family and associates saddened heart's...
- Belinda Hall
My condolences to the Hill family during this difficult time. Lamb Rd has lost a great one! Mr.Billy will be missed but his memory will forever be etched in our hearts! Mrs.Dot,Anthony,Denise,Tracy,Kim,andMonica I love you all and May God be comfort during this difficult time
- SherritaFerrell
To the Hill family Our unwavering prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Billy was a big brother and mentor to all of us on lamb rd and will truly be missed. We stand with you always Myron and easy
- M.R. Godfrey

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