James Hill

January 9, 2021


James Louis Hill, 83, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 9, 2021.

James, favorably known as "Rabbit",  was born in Asheville, NC to the late Ernest and Opal Jones Hill. He was a graduate of Stephens-Lee High School, Class of 1955. James was a former employee of Welch -Allyn with 20 years of service.  He enjoyed keeping his lawn well-manicured and creating wood carvings. James was a lifelong fan of NASCAR and golf.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death brothers, David and Edward; sister, Jean.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Judy Hill; son, David (Janice); granddaughter, Ce'Annie; sister, Wanda Redmond; sister-in-law, Ann Dansby; several nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

"Rabbit" will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone he interacted with. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and acquaintances. 


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Graveside Service
January 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Ashelawn Gardens of Memory

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