Robert "Pap" J. HillJune 25, 2017 ~ July 17, 2017
Mr. Robert Jethro Hill, 70, of Jacksonville, intered into eternal rest Saturday July 18, 2017 at UNC Medical Center Hospital of Raleigh, NC. Funeral will be held 1pm Saturday, July 22, 2017 at St. Luke AMEZ church of Maysville with Rev. William Grant Hill officiating.
Robert ("PAP") was a well rounded man that never met a stranger. He was employed with Tommy Pollock as an auto detailer. He was an excellent football player at Jones High School of Trenton, NC, with Robert Johnson and Chief Wynn as his coach. Robert also was an outstanding basketball player for Maysville Hawks. His jersey number was Number 24, played center and was called "Mays".
He is survived by his mother, Marion C. Hill of Maysville; brothers, Norman Hill, Alphonso Hill Sr. of Hubert; sisters, Jolynn Jones of Maysville, Marquita M. Hill of Portsmouth, VA, Kitty Powers of Silverdale, Carolyn Mattocks of Jacksonville.