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Billy John Hill

July 13, 1944 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 75)


Billy Hill, 75, of Arp, passed away on June 30, 2020, in Tyler, Texas. He was born July 13, 1944 in Arp, Texas to the late John David Hill and Sarah Elizabeth Giles Hill. 

Graveside services for Billy Hill will be 2:00 pm, Friday July 3, 2020 at Mason Cemetery, Arp, Texas with Reverend Dr. Ron Klingsick officiating.

Visitation will be 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home in Overton.

He worked for Tyler Pipe for over 25 years and was the shipping manager for 19 years.  He was Mason at the Canton Lodge in Arp for 50 years.  He enjoyed ranching with his son and grandson, he looked forward to his granddaughter’s graduation from the UT Tyler School of Nursing.  Billy was a perfect gentleman who believed in second changes and who never met a stranger.  He enjoyed many lifelong friendships and loved his family and friends.

Survivors include his son, Jason Hill of Arp; daughter in-law Susan Laska Hill of Tyler; grandson, Brady Jace Hill and fiancé Krysta Benge of Arp; and granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Hill of Tyler; sisters-in-law, Diane Kleam of Arp, and Sybil Kleam of Lindale; brother-in-law, Terry Kleam and sister-in-law Susan Kleam of Chapel Hill; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Honorary pallbearers are: Brady Hill, Terry Kleam, David Wright, Justin Sherwood, Jackie Lacy, and Brian Harvey.

Preceded in death by his wife Joyce Ann Hill; brother Ray Hill; sister, Marie Wilson; brothers-in-law, W.A. Kleam and Jerry Kleam.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home, Overton.

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July 2, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home
905 S. Commerce St.
Overton, TX 75684

Graveside Service
July 3, 2020

2:00 PM
Mason Cemetery
Hwy 64
Arp, TX 75750

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