Edward Hill of Bell City, Missouri, son of the late Edmond William and Minnie Asher Hill, was born in Potosi, Missouri on February 10, 1935, passed away at his daughter's home in Richland, Missouri on December 14, 2018, at the age of 83 years, 10 months and 4 days.
Edward had lived in St. Louis and Dexter before moving to Bell City in 1994. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and had been a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, watching birds and going to the casino.
He was married to Juanita Hubbard and to this union two children were born.
Surviving are two daughters and husbands, Janet & David Cox of Ponce De Leon, Florida, Kelly & Jerry Hill of Richland, Missouri; two granddaughters and husbands; Stacy & Chris Simmering of Ft. Walton, Florida, Jodie & Jim Lacy of Bell City, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Devin, Macie, Jordyn, Bo, Zack, and Riley; one sister, Irene Kitchell of Navarre, Florida. Numerous relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one sister, Evelyn Kitchell.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 after 11:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield until time for services at 1:00 p.m., with Keith Kinder of Sikeston officiating.
Interment will follow in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors. Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.