Mr. Samuel Lee Hill, Jr., 70, of 3831 Swanns Station Road, Sanford, NC, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 30, 2020.
Samuel Lee Hill, Jr. also known as "Tiny", was born on July 26, 1949 in the Good Shepherd Hospital in New Bern, North Carolina to the late Samuel H. Hill, Sr and Ella Beatrice Taylor. He was raised in Maysville, North Carolina and attended the Jones County Public Schools. Samuel was a graduate of the Class of 1966 from Georgetown Senior High School in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Samuel attended Myrtle Grove Church in Maysville, North Carolina as a child. "Tiny" gave his life to Christ in the summer of 2010.
After graduating high school, "Tiny" enlisted in the US Army on October 9, 1970. While in the military, he was attached to Company D 1st BN 503rd Infantry 101st Airborne Division. He took pride in serving his country and was even prouder to be a Vietnam Veteran. He was awarded many medals, including the Purple Heart. It is because of his sacrifice and service that we enjoy the freedom we have today. We thank him for his service to his country. He was honorably discharged on March 18, 1976. He was employed by Government Service Administration in the year 1976, where he worked until 1997 when he retired.
"Tiny" prided himself on being a family man. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, nephew, grandfather, and cousin. He valued family over anything else. He loved each and every one of his family members uniquely. He had a love for people, which paralleled with none other. His passion for family and friends was immeasurable. He was a people person. He never met any strangers and made friends everywhere he went. He made everyone he met feel special.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Addie Hill; five children, Floyd Roberts (Annette), Marsha Chantina "Tina" Hines (Derek Lloyd), LaShaunne Hill, Barbara Cole (Zeno), and Maya Hill; ten grandchildren, Canteshia Lloyd, Caneshia Lloyd, Travis Lyles, Antonio Hall, Bionca Hall, Miracle Cole, Josiaha Hall, Lisa Ward, Kimberly Brown, Courtney Allen; ten great-grandchildren, Deimien Maximus, Cian DeBerry, Jamauri Hall, Mikayla Hall, A'Dynastee Hall, Azaria Hall, Zoe Hall, Trevan Ward, Darius Ward, and Teala Ward; his siblings, Samuel J. Hill, Mildred Watson (Frank), Jesse Mae Dudley, Beatrice Monk, Robert Taylor (Carolyn), Eric Taylor and Kimberly Hill; a special friend, Reginald Cole; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Arrangements are entrusted to McLeod Funeral Home of Sanford, NC.
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