Gary Lee Hill, 65 of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born Feb. 20, 1950 in Lynchburg, a son of the late Floyd Franklin Hill and Flossie Robey Hill. He was a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in the Blue Ridge area and retired from Bedford Memorial Hospital as an x-ray tehnologist. During his life, he was actively involved with the Bedford Moose Lodge # 1897, the Westwood Hunt Club in Bath County, Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center, Rural Letter Carriers Association and was a current member of Bedford Baptist Church. He is survived by his love and fiance of ten years, Lettie Brewer; a daughter, Jennifer Hill Greer (Bill) of Accomac, Virginia; a son, Charles â€œChipâ€ Hill (Jessica) of Salt Lake City, Utah; a step-daughter, Denise Kennedy Sims (Jason) of Bedford; his former wife and mother of his children, Ann D. Mason of Bedford; three granddaughters, Virginia, Maggie and Bekah Greer; a grandson, William David Greer; two granddogs Sugar and Bunny Hill; two step-grandsons, Carl and Louis Sims; two brothers, F. Alan Hill (Vicki) of Amherst, Michael W. Hill (Lynne) of Lynchburg, and numerous loving and close extended family members. The family requests that those wishing to make memorials consider the
, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060,
, 2050 Langhorne Road, Suite 201, Lynchburg, VA 24501, or Bedford Baptist Church, 1516 Oakwood Street, Bedford, VA 24523. A funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 16th at 1 pm at Bedford Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. David Henderson and Rev. Bill Greer, officiating. Interment followed in Virginia Memorial Park. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Oct. 21 to Oct. 22, 2015