James Hill Sr.
James Hill Sr., of Townsend, died February 27, 2019.
The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at Banner of Truth, 705 Garrison St., in Darien, with burial to follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.
The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 8 at St. Mark A.M.E. Church in Ardoch.
He was a native of McIntosh County and a member of St. Mark A.M.E. Church, where he served in various capacities. He was retired from Gilman Paper Co., and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his children, James A. Hill Jr., Evangelist Donna Sneed, Michell Wilson, Petrina Hill and Georgetta Quarterman; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy Whitaker, Rosie Thomas, Dr. Vera Booth, Deloris Hill, Calvin Hill, Cassandra Logan, Vernellen Rauls, Luther Hill, Carrie Mobley and Almetia Sanders; and other relatives.
Darien Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.