Funeral services will be held for Gary Hill, 54, of Roswell, at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Chris Mullinnex officiating. Burial to follow in South Park Cemetery. He passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the funeral home.
Gary was born Nov. 26, [auth] 1958, to Claude Hill and Mary Lokey Hill in Lubbock, Texas. He loved to read and play chess. He would meet with friends twice a year and play board games. He also loved the Houston Astros, and was a very loving son and brother.
He is survived by his parents, Claude and Mary Hill, of Roswell; his brother, Larry Hill, of Oklahoma City; his sisters, Sharla Johnson and her husband, James, of Cleburne, Texas, and Debra Butler and her husband, Bryan, of North Las Vegas, Nev.; his nieces and nephews, Danielle Harnish, Bobby Hill, Nikki Johnson, Kayla Johnson, Korbin Edgmon and Sophia Harnish.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Pallbearers will be Dan Lathrop, Myrle Schwalm, Jack Teague, Todd Lupien, John Ortega, Bryan Yates and honorary pallbearer Doug Burger.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Foundation for the Blind, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10121.
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Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.