Cecil Hill

Cecil Leon Hill

Thursday, October 13th, 1921 - Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Cecil Leon Hill, age 97, went to be with his Master and Savior our Lord Jesus Christ on Friday, August 17, 2019. Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 20, at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco.

Mr. Hill was born Oct. 13, 1921 near Ross, TX, to Waldo V. Hill, Sr. and Roxie Love (Younger) Hill. He graduated from Waco High School in 1940. After graduation he studied at Baylor University. Soon after, he accepted a position with Cole Tool Mfg., as a traveling salesman. He later accepted a position with Cotton Belt Railroad Co. Mr. Hill served his country during World War II in the US Army. After discharge, he returned to Cotton Belt Railroad until 1945, when he began his 32 years at General Tire and Rubber Co., working in the accounting department. He married Louise Raines on Feb. 17, 1945. Mr. Hill was a member of the Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas; he received his 60 year pin in 2011. He was strong in his faith and was active in church affairs. His travels took him throughout Europe and the U.S., Mexico and Canada. He also enjoyed reading.

Mr. Hill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 66 years, Louise Hill; and his brothers, Harlan Hill, Sr. and Waldo Hill.

Mr. Hill is survived by his many nieces, nephews and cousins, whom he loved very much.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, August 19th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 1:00pm
    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 South Interstate Hwy 35
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Interment

    Waco Memorial Park
    6623 South Interstate Hwy 35
    WACO, TX 76706
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Cheryl & Larry

Posted at 10:45am
Leon Hill was a beloved neighbor and friend to Cedar Ridge. He adored his Lovely Louise who was as alive in his daily thoughts and life as any soulmate could be. We take heart in their forever lives together in Heaven. Blessings to those who mourn the passing of this dear man.

Omar Salazar

Posted at 02:59pm
Mr. Hill,
Thank you for being a part of my James, my sons life throughout the years. You were such a great neighbor when my family lived next door to you. My condolences to the family of such a great friend and neighbor.
We'll miss you Mr. Hill.

Baylor Scott & White Hospice

Posted at 11:23am
Dear Hill Family,
The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you during this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mr. Hill and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brad and Keila (Hill) Lance

Posted at 09:53am
Peace, Prayers and Blessings,
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