Lowell “Duke” Howard Hill, 79, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at his residence in Joppa.
Mr. Hill was born Feb. 6, 1944, to Lowell Hinds Hill and Lois Wright Hill, residents of Cullman County.
His home was in the Joppa community where he and his wife, Patricia Winn Hill, choose to settle down.
He enlisted in the United States Army during his early 20s, reached the rank of sergeant and was immediately sent to Vietnam. After his military commitment was over he returned home and found work at Chrysler, working in electrical maintenance.
He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He was a loyal fan of Auburn football, loved NASCAR, fishing and drag racing.
He is survived by his wife: Pat Hill; son: Lowell “Howard” Hill Jr. (Cynthia); three grandchildren: Jordan Hill, Issac Hill (Sydnie) and Cori Hill; and brother: Billy Hill (Sandra).
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Betty Stephens and Edna Peoples.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Randy Blakely officiating. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.
Pallbearers were Chris Hill, Shannon Hill, Matthew Bright, Pete Winn, Greg Pica and Issac Hill.
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