John W. Hill, 71

OCT. 8, 1941-JUNE 20, 2013

June 23, 2013

John W. Hill, 71, of Harrisonville, Pa., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

John was born in Follensbee, W.Va., on Oct. 8, 1941, the son of the late Robert Earl and Cleo (Thorley) Hill.

He was the husband of Marjorie F. (Schooley) Hill, whom he married April 7, 2002.

Mr. Hill was a member of Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, The Gideons International, the Retired Teacher’s Association, the Shriners and the Masons. He was a retired educator, coach, accomplished choir singer and director from Jefferson, Belmont and Monroe County school districts in Ohio.

Mr. Hill also enjoyed music in all aspects.

In additon to his wife, he is survived by sons, Jon L. (husband of Kathy) Hill of Williamsport, Md., and David W. (husband of Ronda) Hill of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three stepchildren; sister, Doris (wife of Bob) Hunter of O’Fallon, Mo.; brother, William (husband of Vonnie) Hill of Ohio; seven grandchildren; and one stepgrandson.

He was preceded in death by brother, Robert Hill; and sister-in-law, Janice.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, with Pastor William Bair officiating.

Interment will be in Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International, the Fulton Camp, P.O. Box 642, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Arrangements were made by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. Online condolences may be expressed at

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