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.