Glenn Utah Hill



Glenn Utah Hill passed away at his home in Fairfield, Iowa, Sep. 25, 2018 at the age of 98 years.
  Glenn was born to Charles “Wash” and Bertha (Emmons) Hill Feb. 9, 1920 in Kinderpost, Mo. He was raised on a farm located on Kimble Road, where he loved to hunt and fish with his five brothers. He also loved to play basketball at Licking High School where he attended school.
    As the depression hit Glenn joined the Civilian Conservation Corps. Some of the beautiful stone buildings he helped build are still standing in Houston, Mo. The Corps had taken him to Fairfield, Iowa when WWII started. He felt it was his patriotic duty to enlist and defend his country. Glenn was assigned to Attlebridge Airbase in England, flying 36 missions over Germany as the nosegunner in a B24 Bomber named, ‘Parson Chariot’. He received several medals for his heroic service.
  While working in the CCC he met Halleen Teeter, they were married in June, 1941 and to this union a son, Douglas Kay was born. Halleen preceded Glenn in death May 1999. He married Emma Mae (Giberson) Fidler in Sept. 2000.
  Glenn retired from Louden Machine Company as a shop superintendent.
  He loved watching the Cardinal’s Baseball and the Indy 500 races on T.V. He always kept his cars in tiptop shape and his home of over 50 years, where he spent hours in good conversation.
  Glenn told anyone he spoke to that he had the greatest mother on earth and couldn’t wait to see her in heaven.
  Glenn was buried with full military honors in Fairfield, Iowa, Oct. 3, 2018.
  He was preceded in death by his parents Wash and Bertha Hill; siblings Paul, Georgia (Hill) Ogden, Claude, Moffett, Roy, Ray, Junior and niece, Sheila (Hill) Todaro.
  He is survived by his loving wife, Emma; his son, Douglas and granddaughter, Shirley, both of Fla.; Nieces and nephews Peggy (Luigi) Tripi, Vicki (Hill) Shafer of Wash., Dennis (Lajon) Hill of Ala., Jill (Mark) Smith of Ark., Tim (Lori) Hill of Kan.; Great nieces and nephews Jason (Ashli) Todaro, Nickolas (Kayla) Todaro, Angie (Dan) Boroughs, Lori (Larry Hunt), Dustin Hill; Nine great, great nieces and nephews; Six great, great, great nieces and nephews.
  We will all miss his historical family stories about Kimble Road farm and a few war stories, as he talked for hours on the phone to all of us.
  “No longer in our sight but forever in our hearts.”

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