Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Hill Sr., 66, of Hampstead, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at home.
Born March 22, 1946, in Baltimore, he was the son of Margaret Pauline Swan Lang and husband John, and the late Claude Hill. He was the husband of H. Gracie Flanary Hill, his wife of 40 years.
He was a 1964 graduate of Westminster High School. He was raised and lived with his maternal grandmother growing up.
He was a machinist for a tool and die company. He enjoyed drag racing, riding motorcycles, camping, hunting, fishing, and especially spending time with his family. He was an avid Baltimore Ravens and Orioles fan.
Surviving are children Deana R. Mathews and husband Sam, Ronald L. Hill Jr. and wife Mary, Cherie D. Hill-Stultz, and Richard L. "Rick" Hill and wife Joyce; grandchildren Amanda, Brian, Braden, Jakob, Chelsea, Timmy and Gianna; a great-grandson, Shane; brother David A. Warren and wife Nelly; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Mary and Paul Wilson, Donald and Elaine Flanary, Janice Flanary, Gene and Brenda Flanary, and Sandy DeJesus; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family.
He was predeceased by a grandmother, Mary Swan; mother-in-law and father-in-law E. Leona and Cloys H. Flanary; and a brother-in-law, James Flanary.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. David Sulcer officiating. Interment will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Gamber.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 389, Manchester, MD 21102, to help with funeral related costs.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckahrdtfuneralchapel.com
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