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Howard Wayne Hill

February 9, 1943 — June 1, 2022

Mr. Howard Wayne Hill, age 79, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at Continue Care at Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.

Mr. Hill was born in Murray, Kentucky on February 9, 1943, to the late Audrey Ray Hill and Autumn A. (Duncan) Hill. Mr. Hill worked as a farmer and recently started attending Glendale Road Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Hill was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Morris; and by two brothers, Leonard and Frank Hill.

Mr. Hill is survived by his significant other, Jean Hill of Murray; one daughter, Anita Dawson and husband Randy of Almo, Kentucky; two sons, Dewayne Hill and wife Sheri of Murray and Allen Hill and wife Kim of Mayfield, Kentucky; two brothers, Glenn Hill and wife Kathy of Brunswick, Georgia and Daryl Hill and wife Phyllis of Dexter, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Justin Hill of Nashville, Tennessee, Lucas Hill of Murray, Jordan Dawson and wife Jacey of Murray, Aaron Dawson of Murray, Amberly Chambers and husband Jason of Murray, and Brittany Inman and husband Hunter of Mayfield, Kentucky; three great-grandchildren, Ella Beth Chambers, Maddox Eli Inman, and Hendrix "Hennie Lou" Lilly Inman; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at Hicks Cemetery. Ed Davis will officiate, and burial will follow. Visitation will be held prior to the graveside service on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959

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The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.
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Saturday, June 4, 2022

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

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