Robert Hill, 90 - Travelers Rest

Robert Luther Hill, 90, of Travelers Rest, widower of Maxine Edwards Hill, passed away on April 12, 2016.

Born in Greenville County, February 6, 1926, he was a son of the late B.L. and Mozelle Brown Hill. Mr. Hill was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater; at the end of the war he was a personal guard to General Douglas I. McArthur during the U.S Occupation of the Philippines: he retired from Overhead Door, and was a member of Foothills Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters: Angie McCarson (Tony), and Debbie Hughey (Dan); three grandsons: Daniel McCarson, Robbie Randolph, and Landy Randolph; four great-grandchildren; two special nephews: Ben Ashmore, and Charles Hill; and a special fishing buddy: Gerry Guest.

Along with his parents, he was predeceased by one brother: Raymond Hill; and one sister: Doris Batson.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday afternoon at Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening at The Howze Mortuary.

The family will be at the home of a daughter, Debbie Hughey.

Memorials may be made to Foothills Baptist Church Children’s Fund, P.O. Box 222, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, or Clearview Baptist Church Children’s Fund, P.O. Box 974, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.

The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff at Spring Park and Lutheran Hospice.

Online condolences may be expressed here

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements.