Neil  Hill

Neil Hill

Mr. W. Neil Hill, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, April 8, 2010. He was preceded in death by: parents, Ledford and Bessie Davis Hill; brothers, Edward Hill, Cecil Hill, and Arthur Hill; and sisters, Annie Lou Bentley, Bessie Jo Everett, and Cora Tullis. He is survived by: wife of 50 1/2 years, Mrs. Linda Puckett Hill, Buford, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Tony Hannah, Buford, GA; son and daughter-in-law, David and Elaine Hill, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Tyler Hill, Megan Hill and Andrea Hannah; brother and sister-in-law, Hugh and Jean Hill, Dacula, GA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Martha Tullis, Lawrenceville, GA, Larry and Donna Puckett, Buford, GA and Perry and Teresa Puckett, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Hill was born September 11, 1933 in Dacula, GA. He was a 1950 graduate of Dacula High School. He and his brother, Ed Hill, were founders of Hill Brothers Grocery Stores in Lawrenceville, Dacula and Buford and operated them for many years. He also owned and operated the Hill Brothers Grocery Store on Shadburn Avenue in Buford, GA for fifty years. He was a member of the Hardee's Breakfast Club in Buford. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buford where he was also a member of the Upper Room Sunday School Class. He enjoyed going fishing, watching cowboy and western movies, along with Johnny Cash Shows, and was an avid Braves fan. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Wynn and Rev. G. Stephen Wood officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour. Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Buford Building Fund in memory of W. Neil Hill. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.