Thomas Paul Hill

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THOMAS PAUL HILL Died after a long battle with cancer March 14, 2014. Tom was born January 22, 1951 in Albuquerque to Leon and Marge Hill, who moved to Santa Fe in 1954. Tom was active in Boy Scouts and enjoyed the Pecos Wilderness. He graduated from Santa Fe High School in 1968 going on to Alvin Junior College in Alvin, Texas and then completed his college education with a degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in Texas. He was commissioned a Police Officer in 1975 with the Santa Fe Police Department and rose to the rank of Sergeant. He retired in 1999 and was then commissioned a Santa Fe County Deputy Sheriff where he served until 2007. Tom was active in the Fraternal Order of Police where he served on the Board of Directors and as President. He is preceded in death by his father, Leon and mother, Marge and his sister Gail Hill-Freeman. He is survived by his sister, Margaret and his brother, Robert as well as his nieces and nephews, Leon Young, Nicole Young, Andrea Young, Margareta Young and Charlene Young-Cisneros, great nieces, Emma and Abigail Cisneros of Albuquerque, Katherine Hill and Justin Hill of Carmel, Indiana. Tom enjoyed the outdoors and travel with his significant other, Elizabeth Adams, traveling around the country to visit his adopted nieces and Julie Maas, Christie Souslby, Tammy Utsler, Michelle Fox, and adopted grandson Bryan Pickens and family. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fraternal Order of Police in Santa Fe, 3300 Calle Maria Luisa, Santa Fe, NM. Burial will be on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Jemez Springs Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the , Fraternal Order of Police of 3300 Calle Maria Luisa, Santa Fe, NM 87705, and the Jemez Springs Presbyterian Church. Please contact the church office at 575-829-3797 for information. Please visit our online guestbook for Thomas at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - Lomas 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2014
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