Rex Hill

November 7, 1947 ~ June 25, 2021 (age 73)


Obituary – Rex Hill


Rex was born November 7, 1947, the youngest of 7 children born to J. Cecil Hill and Faye (Murray) Hill. All 7 were born at home and delivered by a dear neighbor, cousin and midwife Zola Hill.

Rex enjoyed life, whatever he was doing and served the Lord in whatever capacity he was called upon to do. His love for the outdoors and nature was obvious, from feeding the birds and building houses for them to gardening. He especially loved his kids and grandkids and enjoyed every moment with them.

Rex spent 2 years in the U.S. Army as nuclear weapons assemblyman and ordinanceman. He was a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with a BSE in Finance. And then on to banking where many of you became acquainted with him. Later he became a rural mail carrier in Blue Springs, Mo. where met the love of his life, Joan. They were blessed to enjoy one another for many years and to share everything with each other.

It was his wish that each one of you enjoy a personal relationship with the Lord and enjoy His many, many blessings.

Preceding him in death were his parents, 3 sisters: Mary J. Cowing, Faye I. Hill and Sharen A. Peppard, 3 brothers: C. Lee Hill, William A. Hill and Charles M. Hill, 2 brothers-in-law: Joe Cowing and Joe Peppard and 1 nephew: Stephen Peppard.

Survivors include his wife Joan of the home, his son Bradley R. (Tanya) Hill, Sheridan, Mo., his daughter Kimberly A. (Ross) Robertson, California, Mo., 3 stepdaughters: Jaime Brown, Gentry, Mo., Jennie (Matt) Dudley, St. Louis, Mo., and Bobbi Jo (Darrel) Crawford, Higginsville, Mo.,  1 stepson, Matt (Lora) Hartwig, Corder, Mo.,  13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandsons, lots of nieces, nephews and an host of friends.

In lieu of flowers Rex suggested that you make a donation to the Isabelle Cemetery Association through the funeral home or the church of your choice.

Memorial Service will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri.  A private family inurnment will be held at a later date at the Isabelle Cemetery near Denver, MO.

God love and bless each of you.

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