Roy Thomas Hill
July 27, 1942 ~ May 26, 2023
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Roy Thomas Hill, 80, passed away Friday, May 26, 2023, at his home.
Roy was born July 27, 1942, in Asheville, to the late William Luther and Ruth Mock Hill. He was a US Navy veteran and retired after 30 years as a driver for UPS. He served as an umpire for the City of Asheville Mens Softball League for 30 years and officiated at more than 700 games.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Linda Ellison Hill; two daughters, Cindy Hill Stamey and Becky Hill Davis; a son, Roy Thomas Hill, Jr. (Jennifer); seven grandchildren, John Davis, Jr., D.J. Norton, Felicia Tesner, Amy Honeycutt, Kayla Burchett, Adam Norton and Kyle Davis; step-grandchildren, Danielle Angel, Dee King, Jason King, Joshua King and Kaitlyn Raines; many great-grandchildren, and a sister Georgia Lee Harrell (Wes). He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.
A memorial service will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Military honors will be provided by the US Navy Memorial Team.