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William "Jack" Hill

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William (Jack) Hill, age 86, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family in his home Thursday, November 21, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Lilly Mae Hill; siblings: Fletcher Hill, Jessie Hill, Ruth Cervantes, Ken Hill; and grandson, Caleb King.

Born in Arkansas, Jack came to California after service in the Merchant Marines during WWII and Army during the Korean conflict. It was in California he met his future wife, Maxine. Married more than 56 years, they raised a family and traveled the United States in their fifth-wheel most summers. Jack worked as a Civil Engineer with Caltrans for 33 years and often regaled the grandkids, nieces and nephews with stories of building the great highways of California.

A resident of the Yuba - Sutter area for more than 58 years, Jack is survived by wife, Maxine Hill; sister-in-law, Pat Hill; children, Stephanie Hill, Henry and Donna Combs, Shari Childers; grandchildren: Jason and Jenny Harbour, Beth Purcell, Rebekah King, Cassie King, Samuel King, Kristi Trickett, Isaac King, Lane King, eight great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Fremont-Rideout Home Health and Hospice at (530) 673-7100.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Nov. 26, 2013
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