Leonard Wayne Hill
December 16, 1938 -
April 21, 2019

Visitation

April 23, 2019
11:00 AM- 1:00 PM

Service 

April 23, 2019
1:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. Leonard Wayne Hill, age 80, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Dourgity and Bro. James Strope officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held at 11 AM until time of service at 1 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

Leonard Wayne Hill born December 16th, 1938 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Leonard and Hazel Payne Hill. He was a dairy farmer and long-haul truck driver. He passed away on April 21, 2019 at his home. He was a compassionate and loving man that gave continuously with his heart. He never met a stranger and loved life to its fullest. In high school he raised and showed a Jersey cow named “Magical Mary” all the way to the National Championship with 4H and FFA winning District and Mid-State Grand Champion several times.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Agnes Woods Hill; daughters, Jackie (Dan) Harry and Christy Wagster of Fayetteville, TN and Sandy (Chuck) Hinterman of Franklin, TN; special son, Billy (Kathy) Woods; grandchildren, Heath (Blair) Mann, Ashley (Curtis) McDow, Megan Williams, Daniel (Jordan)Harry, Patrick (Amber) Harry, Emily (Josh) Wiggs, and Gabe (Jessie) Hinterman; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce (Joe) Brown; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Hill and sister, Kathy Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, or the American Heart Association, 10 Glenlake Pkwy NE South Tower, Ste 400, Atlanta, GA 30328. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Hill.

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17 Comments

  1. Gwen McFarlen Perry

    Cricket, Jackie, Sandy, and Agnes, my heart hurts for you. Wayne was a good man and loved by many. I will forever have fond memories of growing up on the dairy farm and spending the nights with ya’ll. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I’m sure Daddy was there to give him a hug and welcome him home as was Mr. Leonard, Mrs. Hazel and Kathy. Much love to all of you.

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  2. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with all the family with love

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  3. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you with love

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  4. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you loved hazel and Kathy rode to work with them Kathy to school us to serbin with love

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  5. Jana Howard Bertus

    Jackie, Ms, Agnes, Ms Joyce, and family,
    Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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  6. Judy Tucker

    Jackie, please know you and your family are in my prayers! May you feel God ‘s love during this most difficult time.

    Reply
  7. Virginia Barnett

    Sorry for your loss. I went to school with him for many years.??

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    • Judy Stafford

      To Agnes and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.. Judy Stafford

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  8. Virginia Barnett

    I am so sorry to hear about Wayne’s death. I went to school with him for many years. We had the same birthday.??

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  9. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Jackie and Dan I am so sorry for the loss of Jackie’s Father. You all have had some hard times lately and I know you will miss your Father every day. You all will be in my Prayers. I love your family.

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  10. Pamela Cartwright

    I’m sorry for your loss.praying for the family.

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  11. Betty Brewer

    Jackie and family , I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers to find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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  12. Lisa Reese

    Love this whole family so much! Spent many an afternoon around them…So sorry Mrs Joyce. You have been through so much but you have a wonderful husband, children and grandchildren to help you through..

    All my love
    Lisa Brooks Reese

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  13. Robin Shelton

    My heart hurts so much for Agnes and my friends, Jackie, Cricket and Sandy. Wayne was loved by all and I know he will be missed daily. My thoughts are with you all on this sad journey.

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    • Cricket

      This has been the most difficult thing I have ever gone through. I can’t comprehend that he’s actually not going to be coming back home. He was the glue of this family and will continue to be, we only have to listen to hear him tell us were doing it all wrong, lol, bc I know he will let it be known. I miss him so badly and will every day. Thank you Robin and we love you. Love,

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  14. George repasky

    I worked for Wayne and the hill family at their dairy on Patrick rd for many years a fine man and a hard worker as well so sry for yals loss I’m sure God greeted him as a friend

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  15. Billy and Cordelia Tanner

    Joyce and family, so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers. Billy and Cordelia

    Reply

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17 Comments

  1. Gwen McFarlen Perry

    Cricket, Jackie, Sandy, and Agnes, my heart hurts for you. Wayne was a good man and loved by many. I will forever have fond memories of growing up on the dairy farm and spending the nights with ya’ll. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. I’m sure Daddy was there to give him a hug and welcome him home as was Mr. Leonard, Mrs. Hazel and Kathy. Much love to all of you.

    Reply
  2. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with all the family with love

    Reply
  3. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you with love

    Reply
  4. Geraldine Crawley

    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you loved hazel and Kathy rode to work with them Kathy to school us to serbin with love

    Reply
  5. Jana Howard Bertus

    Jackie, Ms, Agnes, Ms Joyce, and family,
    Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  6. Judy Tucker

    Jackie, please know you and your family are in my prayers! May you feel God ‘s love during this most difficult time.

    Reply
  7. Virginia Barnett

    Sorry for your loss. I went to school with him for many years.??

    Reply
    • Judy Stafford

      To Agnes and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.. Judy Stafford

      Reply
  8. Virginia Barnett

    I am so sorry to hear about Wayne’s death. I went to school with him for many years. We had the same birthday.??

    Reply
  9. Joyce Kelso Johnson

    Jackie and Dan I am so sorry for the loss of Jackie’s Father. You all have had some hard times lately and I know you will miss your Father every day. You all will be in my Prayers. I love your family.

    Reply
  10. Pamela Cartwright

    I’m sorry for your loss.praying for the family.

    Reply
  11. Betty Brewer

    Jackie and family , I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers to find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  12. Lisa Reese

    Love this whole family so much! Spent many an afternoon around them…So sorry Mrs Joyce. You have been through so much but you have a wonderful husband, children and grandchildren to help you through..

    All my love
    Lisa Brooks Reese

    Reply
  13. Robin Shelton

    My heart hurts so much for Agnes and my friends, Jackie, Cricket and Sandy. Wayne was loved by all and I know he will be missed daily. My thoughts are with you all on this sad journey.

    Reply
    • Cricket

      This has been the most difficult thing I have ever gone through. I can’t comprehend that he’s actually not going to be coming back home. He was the glue of this family and will continue to be, we only have to listen to hear him tell us were doing it all wrong, lol, bc I know he will let it be known. I miss him so badly and will every day. Thank you Robin and we love you. Love,

      Reply
  14. George repasky

    I worked for Wayne and the hill family at their dairy on Patrick rd for many years a fine man and a hard worker as well so sry for yals loss I’m sure God greeted him as a friend

    Reply
  15. Billy and Cordelia Tanner

    Joyce and family, so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers. Billy and Cordelia

    Reply

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