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Celebrating the life of
Herman L. Hill Jr.
Passed away on June 30, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Family Will Receive Friends
  • 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Interment
  • - Tuesday, July 03, 2018
  • Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery
  • 300 Greenwich Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

What a long and rewarding life it sounds like to the Hall family was able to enjoy!!! Please be comforted by the promise at “1 Thessalonians 4:14”, knowing there is hope for the ones we have loss in death which can be heartwarming. I share my condolences with the family.

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The magnificent Southern gentleman—-following post.

Sallie Krickel, Athens, Ga

What a wonderful Southern gentleman—kind, caring, courteous, generous, handsome, loving and bold! And delightfully funny, too. How fortunate we were that he shared his life with us.

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My condolences to Herman's loved ones. May you find comfort in God's word. "And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing."-1 Corinthians 15:26

B.B, , Ga

Praying you all are comforted. Peace and love to all.

Pamela Alley Taylor, Stokesdale, NC

Bev,Dawn,Steven, Paige! Steve and I have you in our thoughts and prayers! Your Dad was loved by many and will be missed! We are sending our love

Stephanie and Steven Fanger, Wayland, Ma

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Bless his sweet heart and soul. He was such a delight to be around when he and Beverly visited Cross Creek. Always pleasant, jovial and friendly, he definitely passed on his happiness to Dawn. And such a remarkable and memorable southern voice! I know I will miss him and so will everyone he knew. Rest In Peace gentle man.

Penelope Kelsch, Atlanta , Ga

Handsome photo of Herman, but I'll always remember him in his jeans n a ballcap back on y'all's place in Summerfield w/ his cows & horses... Hug each other from me -- Beck

Mike, Becky & Jasmine Hicks, Willow Spring, NC

Beverly, Dawn, Paige and Stephen. I was saddened and sorry to read of Herman's passing. I will remember him as a Man of great Character, Integrity, Morals, Values, Principles, Spiritual in his own way, a loving/caring Husband, Father, Grandfather, Father in law and always a loyal and true friend. We will pray for Herman's spirit, for you and your families during this difficult time.

Richard & Ann Lutz & Family, Savannah, Georgia

To Beverly, Dawn, Stephen, Paige and Family, Remembering all the wonderful times our families had together growing up and beyond. Herman was a true gentleman and role model. Truly a great guy! Love to you all in your time of loss. Tom Tice

Tom Tice, , NC

My sincere condolences to the family, please read Acts chapter 24 verse 15. At that scripture the Bible talks about a resurrection hope, that hope will give us all strength to continue to endure.

Kay F, Savannah , Ga

I met Herman when I was just a young boy. I had no idea that his son (and my class mate), Stephen, would turn out to be one of the closest friends I'd have in this life... or that I'd fall in love with his whole family...Beverly, Dawn, Stephen and Paige. i didn't know that for the next several decades our lives would be intertwined here and there, and that I would come to know Herman as a wonderful, hardworking family man with integrity. He ALWAYS treated me with respect and as if I were family, offering me whatever he though I needed at the time. Everything from advice, encouragement, words of wisdom or a good scolding..lol...and he was always right. No.... I didn't know all that then, but that's exactly what happened. Thank you Herman...for everything.... for being you and allowing me to know you and your family. I look forward to seeing you again one day. My deepest heartfelt condolences to the family. I love you all very much.

Kenny Duncan and Family, Conway, SC

I will never forget the day I met Mr Hill as I addressed him...he said call me Herman as I obliged...from the day I met him it was like I'd known him all my life....Beverly, Dawn, Stephen, and Paige I've know you all forever...my heart is heavy today...may God keep you in his heart...

Tony Cox, Summerfield, NC

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put in end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga

Herman Lewis Hill, Jr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend eased peacefully from this life to live with the Lord, Saturday, June 30, 2018. He has lived in Savannah for the past 16 years and previously lived in Summerfield, NC for 35 plus years.

He was born in Batesburg, SC to Wilou Fox and Herman L. Hill, Sr. he was raised in and around the Charleston, SC area until he went to college at the University of South Carolina where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration. While attending USC he served in the National Guard.

During his life he was active in the Jaycee’s, Young Republicans, President of the Piedmont Saddle Club, the United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, NC, and a proud member of the South Carolina Gamecock Club. Beverly and Herman volunteered for many years at the Oak Ridge Horse Show. Herman worked for Burlington Industries for 40 years in what back in the day was called Personnel, but today would be referred to as Human Resources.

In addition to his job with Burlington he was an avid and passionate farmer who raised cows and horses. He loved his tractors, truck, and especially his Willys Jeep. He took great delight in taking his family on rides around his property and at times putting their lives in great peril! He had a wonderful sense of humor that he passed on to his oldest daughter. He loved spending time with family and friends.

Herman (or Pawpaw) is survived by his bride of 61 years, Beverly Bradford Hill, daughter, Dawn Gunter (Kim), Stephen Hill (Jeannie), Paige Chesser (Joel); his grandchildren, Jacob, Rachel, Cody, Avery, Dillon, and Allie; bonus grandchildren, Erin, Brett, and Seth, and great bonus grandchildren, Bryson, Lucas and Cecilia; his sisters, Billie Rodgers (Jim), Claudia Freeman, and brother-in-law, Delayne (Dog) Graham.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents, Wilou and Herman Hill, sister, Betty Ann Graham, and brother-in-law, Melvin Freeman.

The family would like to personally thank the staff at Spanish Oaks Retreat and Hospice for the tender care they provided for the past 2 years.

The family will receive friends, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel at 10:00 a.m.

The Celebration of his Life will begin at 11:00 a.m. at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel, with burial to follow in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

Herman will be forever remembered by everyone who knew him and loved him, as The Man, The Myth, The Legend!! Rest in Peace; We are so happy you are free at last.

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What a long and rewarding life it sounds like to the Hall family was able to enjoy!!! Please be comforted by the promise at “1 Thessalonians 4:14”, knowing there is hope for the ones we have loss in death which can be heartwarming. I share my condolences with the family.

, ,

The magnificent Southern gentleman—-following post.

Sallie Krickel, Athens, Ga

What a wonderful Southern gentleman—kind, caring, courteous, generous, handsome, loving and bold! And delightfully funny, too. How fortunate we were that he shared his life with us.

, ,

My condolences to Herman's loved ones. May you find comfort in God's word. "And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing."-1 Corinthians 15:26

B.B, , Ga

Praying you all are comforted. Peace and love to all.

Pamela Alley Taylor, Stokesdale, NC

Bev,Dawn,Steven, Paige! Steve and I have you in our thoughts and prayers! Your Dad was loved by many and will be missed! We are sending our love

Stephanie and Steven Fanger, Wayland, Ma

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Penelope Kelsch — Georgia

Bless his sweet heart and soul. He was such a delight to be around when he and Beverly visited Cross Creek. Always pleasant, jovial and friendly, he definitely passed on his happiness to Dawn. And such a remarkable and memorable southern voice! I know I will miss him and so will everyone he knew. Rest In Peace gentle man.

Penelope Kelsch, Atlanta , Ga

Handsome photo of Herman, but I'll always remember him in his jeans n a ballcap back on y'all's place in Summerfield w/ his cows & horses... Hug each other from me -- Beck

Mike, Becky & Jasmine Hicks, Willow Spring, NC

Beverly, Dawn, Paige and Stephen. I was saddened and sorry to read of Herman's passing. I will remember him as a Man of great Character, Integrity, Morals, Values, Principles, Spiritual in his own way, a loving/caring Husband, Father, Grandfather, Father in law and always a loyal and true friend. We will pray for Herman's spirit, for you and your families during this difficult time.

Richard & Ann Lutz & Family, Savannah, Georgia

To Beverly, Dawn, Stephen, Paige and Family, Remembering all the wonderful times our families had together growing up and beyond. Herman was a true gentleman and role model. Truly a great guy! Love to you all in your time of loss. Tom Tice

Tom Tice, , NC

My sincere condolences to the family, please read Acts chapter 24 verse 15. At that scripture the Bible talks about a resurrection hope, that hope will give us all strength to continue to endure.

Kay F, Savannah , Ga

I met Herman when I was just a young boy. I had no idea that his son (and my class mate), Stephen, would turn out to be one of the closest friends I'd have in this life... or that I'd fall in love with his whole family...Beverly, Dawn, Stephen and Paige. i didn't know that for the next several decades our lives would be intertwined here and there, and that I would come to know Herman as a wonderful, hardworking family man with integrity. He ALWAYS treated me with respect and as if I were family, offering me whatever he though I needed at the time. Everything from advice, encouragement, words of wisdom or a good scolding..lol...and he was always right. No.... I didn't know all that then, but that's exactly what happened. Thank you Herman...for everything.... for being you and allowing me to know you and your family. I look forward to seeing you again one day. My deepest heartfelt condolences to the family. I love you all very much.

Kenny Duncan and Family, Conway, SC

I will never forget the day I met Mr Hill as I addressed him...he said call me Herman as I obliged...from the day I met him it was like I'd known him all my life....Beverly, Dawn, Stephen, and Paige I've know you all forever...my heart is heavy today...may God keep you in his heart...

Tony Cox, Summerfield, NC

I'm sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose someone we love. The Bible gives a sure hope of a resurrection. The scripture found at Isaiah 25:8 tells us that one day soon God will put in end to death. Please visit jw.org for more comforting information on this subject.

Kelly, Pooler, Ga


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