Funeral services for Hansel Hill Sr., 97, Waddy, will be held Friday 1:30p.m. at LeCom- pte -Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home. Eugene Neyhart, Andrew Messinger and Jonathan Wells will officiate. Burial will follow at Bagdad Cemetery.
Mr. Hill died Monday at his residence. A native of Avenstoke in Anderson County, he spent his life as a carpenter and farmer. He was the son of Ezra and Willie Long Hill.
Mr. Hill was the oldest member of Graefenburg Christian Church.
He is survived by four sons Grover (Margaret) Hill, Bobby (Janet) Hill, Hansel (Sandra) Hill, Jr., Jimmy (Libby) Hill, all of Graefenburg/Peytona area; sister Lilly Hill Martin, New Albany, IN; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hill was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Hedges Hill, brothers Virgil, Stanley, Alfred, Ezra Harrison Hill and sisters Gracie Phillips, Alline Masters, Katherine Blankenship, Juanita Cox and Hallie Hill.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Lee Hill, Rusty Hill, Danny Hill, Daymond Hill, Angie Turton, Teresa Witt and Kevin Hill. Honorary bearers will be Troy Witt, Robin Hill, Ralph Turton, Jane Hill, Pam Hill and Linda Hill.
Visitation will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Graefenburg Christian Church Library Fund, 5900 Louisville Road, Frankfort, Ky. 40601.
A guestbook is available online at ljtfuneralhome.com.