He was born in Bamberg, a son of the late Johnnie Werner Hill and Faye Hutto Van Vleet.
A graduate of Providence High School, he was an Air Force veteran and a member of Providence United Methodist Church.
Mr. Hill was a former farmer, a former heavy equipment mechanic at Holly Hill Lumber Co., and retired from Holcim Cement. He built race cars and operated Hill’s VW for many years.
Survivors include: His wife, Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Lane Hill; a daughter, Patricia Ann “Patti” Connor (Randall); sons, Claude Donald “Don” Hill (Sherri); grandchildren Megan H. Reiland (Matthew), James Eric Donald Hill (Becca), Elizabeth Ann Hill, Candis Faye Connor, Ethan William Conner; and great-grandchildren Jones Milledge Hill and Luke William Reiland.
Pallbearers were Jay Baker, Robert Baker, Arnold Hutto, William Hutto, Barry Hutto and Charlie Hutto.
Memorials may be made to Providence UMC, c/o Mrs. Gayle Rush, 4037 Vance Rd., Holly Hill, S.C. 29059.
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