JOHN R. HILL, JR.
Passed away peacefully at Washington Home and Hospice on Monday, December 3, 2012. Loving husband of 60 years of Pauline C. Hill; beloved father of Roland and Gail; proud grandfather of Robert Hill, Andre Hill and Alan Speedieberg; great-grandfather of Kendrick, Kristian, Gail, Kendall and Vivian. John is also survived by his sister, Louise M. Harris. Born on March 14, 1912 to the late John R. and Lurene Hill. He received his formal education in the D.C. Public Schools, after which he began his life-long employment with the Federal Government. John was a diehard Washington Nationals fan and did not miss a game. His homecoming service, will be held at his beloved Zion Baptist Church of Eastland Gardens, 1234 Kenilworth Ave. NE, Washington, DC on Tuesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Viewing will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. His family would like to extend a special thanks to the caring nursing staff at Providence Hospital ICU Unit. Poppa will be sorely missed by all.