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Clayton W. Hill

April 4, 1930 — September 21, 2022

Bellefontaine

Clayton W. Hill

Clayton W. Hill, 92, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in Green Hills Care Center, West Liberty.

He was born in Marion, Ohio on April 4, 1930, the son of the late Burnice B. and Lena Mae (Reams) Hill. 

On March 12, 1954, he married the former Mary B. Abel, and she preceded him in death on September 17, 2013.  He is also preceded in death by a son, Michael Alan Hill in 1980, and his five siblings, Hobart Hill, Norman Hill, Loring Hill, Shirley Rausch, and Kenneth Hill.

He is also survived by a son, Laurence ‘Larry’ (Bonnie) Hill of Bellefontaine, a granddaughter, Dr. Shawna (Keith) Franey of Painesville, OH, two great granddaughters, Camryn Franey and Keira Franey and many nieces and nephews.

Clayton was a veteran of the Korean War, serving his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and then went on to serve 17 more years in the U.S. Marine Corp. Reserves.  He worked as a letter carrier for the U.S.P.S. and carried in the city of Bellefontaine during his time.  He also enjoyed wood working and interior painting for some of his clients from his mail route.

Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a funeral service on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Military honors will be performed by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard at the conclusion of the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be private in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Logan County Cancer Society c/o Mary Rutan Foundations, 205 Palmer Avenue, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3229 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.                  

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, BELLEFONTAINE is honored to serve the Hill family.

 

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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