Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Friday, April 22, 2005
OBITUARY - HAROLD ELLIS HILL
Harold Ellis HILL, 84, of Creston died of a heart attack April 19, 2005, in rural Ringgold County.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at the United Methodist Church in Tingley. The Rev. Brian OLIVER
will officiate the service. There is no visitation. Memorials may be directed to United Methodist Church in Tingley.
Wilson-Watson and Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr, has charge of arrangements. He was cremated.
Mr. HILL, son of Nellie (HOOVER) and Fletcher HILL, was born June 8, 1920, in Tingley Township, Ringgold County. He
graduated from Tingley High School and Creston Junior College. He married Shirley LUDDINGTON. He farm north of Tingley
and moved to Creston in the late 1970s. He also worked part-time at the Creston News Advertiser. He was a World War II
veteran and a pilot in the Navy Air Corps.
Survivors include three children, Eric (wife Cindy) HILL of Afton, Carol RICKER of West Des Moines and Diane (husband
Tim) RICHARDSON of Omaha, Neb.; six grandchildren, Shawna ROOK, Jennifer HILL, Luke RICKER, Clint RICKER, Elizabeth
RICHARDSON and Jimmy RICHARDSON, great-grandson Lane ROOK; sister-in-law Velma HILL of Tingley and brother-in-law Tom
UHLMAN of Long Beach, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother Harris HILL and sister Helen UHLMAN.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009