ROSS L. HILL, 84, of Linton, IN passed away at 5:55 P.M. Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation in Sullivan. IN
He was born September 29, 1936 in Jasonville, IN to Samuel Hill and Willa (Burris) Hill.
Survivors include his wife, Madonna R. Hill of Linton, IN whom he married on February 28, 2020, they have been together for 12 ½ years; children, Rhea Rollins (Chris) of Fairfield, IL, Pennie Hill of Jasonville, IN, Tim Hill of Jasonville, IN, Rick Hill (Paula) of Coalmont, IN; grandchildren, Jayton Hill, George Brandon Frazier, Payton Hill, Clayton Hill, Jade Hill Felker (Jacob), Regina Rollins, Andy Rollins (Sara), Jessica Owen (Laramie); great-grandchidren, Ruger Felker, Janessa Witter, Shayne Rollins, Toryn Owen, Killian Owen, Azaia Felker; siblings, Sharon Dudley (Roger) of Midland, IN, Debbie Hill of Bloomfield, IN, Jerry Hill (Patsy) of Midland, IN, Jeff Hill of Bloomington, IN; mother of his children, Debbie Hill of Jasonville, IN; sister in-laws, Kay Toy of Fort Worth, TX, Mary Thomas of Lawrenceville, IL, Debbie Higgins of Bridgeport, IL; brother in-laws, Dewey Eagleson of Lawrenceville, IL, David Hill of Vincennes, IN
He was preceded in death by his, parents, sister, Nancy Alexander May.
Ross graduated Indiana Common Schools Class of 1950, and Midland High School Class of 1954. He graduated ISU in 1965 with a B.S. Degree in English and received his Masters Degree in Health and Safety in 1973. Ross drove a school bus for 2 years for the Terre Haute Transit Company while he was attending the last 2 years at ISU. He taught at the Metropolitan School District of Shakamak and Clay Community Schools. He also worked as a supervisor of school age youngsters for Pioneer Seed Corn Company for several years. Ross was a U.S. Army Veteran and was a member of the Indiana National Guard. He was also an avid dancer, Master Gardner, and nature lover.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. Visitation is scheduled from 1 to 2 P.M. Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Funeral Home. Graveside Services are immediately following at Lebanon Cemetery with Pastor Joe Asbury officiating.
Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, IN with Military Graveside Rites.