Billy Hill

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FAIRBORN — Billy F. Hill, age 84 of Fairborn, passed away Sunday June 10, 2018. He was born in Lone Mountain, TN, the son of the late James Levi and Eva Cecil (Leabow) Hill. Billy served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Air Force and followed with employment in civil service as a contracting officer at Wright-Patterson AFB, retiring after over 35 years of combined federal service. He enjoyed hunting, was an avid gardener, and enjoyed spending time with family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Ann Brooks; and brother, James Lynn Hill.

Billy is survived by a daughter, Bethany Robin (Timothy) Benchic; son, James (Kerry) Hill; five grandchildren, T. Adam Benchic, Melanie Benchic, Shelby Hill, Morgan Hill, Rachel Hill; sister Bobbie Jean (Bill) Walker; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday June 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home, 1106 TN-33, New Tazewell, TN 37825 with Rev. Lawrence Fultz officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until the time of service. A graveside service will be held on Friday June 15, 2018 at 10 AM in the Lebow Cemetery. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home
1106 Highway 33 South
New Tazewell, TN 37825
(423) 259-8586
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Published in Claiborne Progress from June 26 to June 27, 2018
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