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DAVID BURNHAM HILL, 80

LAKELAND - Mr. David Burnham Hill of Lakeland went home to His Lord on October 16, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer.
Dave was born in New Orleans and throughout his life lived in Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Florida. Dave was a graduate of Northwestern University and Loyola University. A former MLB player, Dave remained an avid fan of baseball throughout his life. After serving in the US Army, Dave spent the majority of his professional career in the field of telecommunications. Additionally, he owned and operated an art gallery alongside his beloved wife of 46 years.
Dave is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Burnham Hill. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Palmer Hill whom he referred to as 'being more precious than rubies,' as well as his three children, Dana Hill White, Craig Burnham Hill (Kate), and Brent Davery Hill (Lydia). He is also survived by his grandchildren: Morgan, Davis, Avery, Eli, Gracie, Hope, Charlie, Oliver, and Davery.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday Oct. 21 at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Community Presbyterian Church, Lakeland. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 3470 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805.

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Published in Ledger from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2018
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