BENTON -- Bryan Junior Hill, 88, of Evansville, Ind., passed away at 8:40 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in Evansville Protestant Home.
Bryan was born Dec. 20, 1924, in Benton, the son of Bryan and Ruth (Fletcher) Hill.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
, serving during World War II
and was a member of American Legion Post 254.
Bryan was a Christian and attended First Southern Baptist Church.
He retired from Texaco Oil Co. after 35 years working as an administrator for the district office. Bryan and his wife, Gaynelle, enjoyed square dancing and were members of local square dancing groups. He was also a guitarist in Rainbow Country Band of Rainbow Springs, Fla.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Virginia "Gaynelle" (Reid) Hill of Evansville; daughter, Myrla Gay Sproat (Jon) of Ashland City, Tenn.; sons, Gary Dale Hill and Brad Alan Hill (Sue), both of Evansville; brother, John Hill of Marion; sisters-in-law, Betty Jean Hill of Colorado and Delores Hill of Independence, Mo.; grandchildren, Travis Ryan Hill and Amy Elizabeth Hill; stepgrandchildren, Mark Sproat (Kristine) and Andrea Bloodworth; and six great-stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Delmar Hill, Ruby Evans, Robert Hill, Jimmy Hill and Billy Hill; and half siblings, Denzil Alunius and Forrest "Buster" Hill.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Boone Funeral Home-East Chapel at 5330 Washington Ave. in Evansville with the Rev. Don Moore officiating. Entombment will be in Park Lawn Mausoleum, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will perform full military rites. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to First Southern Baptist Church, 25 S. Cullen Ave., Evansville, IN 47715
Condolences may be made to the family at boonefuneralhome.net