John Stark Hill
April 16, 1950 - October 21, 2018
John Hill of Raleigh, NC passed away at the age of 68. Prior to 32 years serving his community as a State Farm Insurance agent, he played for 14 years in the NFL. He enjoyed working on the family horse farm, tinkering in his garage, golfing with his friends, and spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and his dog Cooper. His family was the greatest joy of his life. He is survived by his wife, Denise Hill; daughters Lauren Haberkorn and Megan Dooner; son-in-laws Marc Haberkorn and Rob Dooner; and two grandchildren, Laney (3) and Gracelynn (4). He is preceded in death by his father, Otto Hill and his mother, Liz Hill of Raleigh, NC. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Soapstone United Methodist Church at 12837 Norwood Rd. Raleigh, NC with memorial service to immediately follow. Flowers are appreciated, or please consider donating to a cause close to John's heart, including The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at Johns Hopkins or the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Published by The News and Observer on Oct. 24, 2018.