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HILL, Jesse Watson JOHNS CREEK Funeral services for Jesse Watson Hill, 70, will be held at 3 pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home in Cordele, Ga. Visitation will be held prior at 2 pm. Burial will be in the family plot at Sunnyside Cemetery. A life celebration will be held on May 23rd at Buckhead Club, Atlanta from 1:30 to 4 pm. Mr. Hill died Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Johns Creek, Ga. He was born in Americus, Ga. to William Jesse Hill, III and Marlin Newberry Hill. He was a retired attorney and spent much of his career as a partner with Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy. He represented many large firms in product liability cases throughout the United States during his 45 year legal career. He graduated from Albany High School (1966), Duke University (AB, 1970) and Vanderbilt School of Law (JD, 1973). He was an Eagle Scout. He enjoyed competitive swimming, particularly those events involving his children, Duke basketball, and Atlanta Braves baseball. He is survived by his wife: Elizabeth "Betty" Hill of Johns Creek; his children: Michael (Jana) Hill of Bogart, Ga., Jeffrey Hill and Richard Hill both of Roswell, Ga., and Elizabeth Hill (Steve) Newman of Monticello, Ga.; and his siblings: Wayne (Karen) Hill, Jerry Hill, Ann Hill (Henry) Butts all of Cordele, Ga. and Jenny Hill (Rob) Parker of Stockbridge, Ga.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 16, 2018
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