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Obituary: Lester C. Hill Jr.

Obituary: Lester C. Hill Jr.

May 2nd, 2013 in Obituaries

Lester C. Hill Jr., 70, of Tipton, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born September 12, 1942, in Charleston, W. Va., to Lester C. Hill Sr. and Helen Wamsley. He married Helen M. Battles on June 20, 1964, in Tipton, who survives of the home. Mr. Hill was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion Post #304, president of the Tipton Nutrition Center, and had numerous positions at the Farmers Sportsman Club. He worked for many years as a salesman for the John Morrell Meat Company in St. Louis. He loved to hunt, fish and watch sports on TV. He was an avid bowler and loved his grandchildren, family and friends. Surviving are his wife of the home; two sons, Mark (Nina) Hill of Hamilton and Brian (Emilie) Hill of California; one daughter, Stephanie (Jared) Oldham of Syracuse; six grandchildren, Destiny, Hannah, and Louren Hill; Garrad, Tucker, Konner Oldham; two sisters, Joyce Price of Ona, W. Va. and Normia (Barry) Holstein of Hernshaw, W. Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mom, brother, and brother-in-law. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 3, 2013, at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tipton with Father Fred Elskamp officiating. Burial will be in the St. Andrew's Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Tipton from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 2, 2013. Memorials may be made to the Tipton Nutrition Center.