Obituary

WILLIAM 'HOYET' HILL

William “Hoyet” Hill, 85, Clinton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Methodist Medical Cente of Oak Ridger. He was born Sept. 22, 1935, in Anderson County to the late Willie Tate and Ollie Higdon Hill. Hoyet was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country during the Korean War. Hoyet and his wife, Wanda, were avid Lady Vol fans. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by: Son, William “Bill” Hill Jr.; brothers, Calvin and Maurice Hill. He is survived by: Loving wife, Wanda Hill of Clinton; son, Robert Hill and wife Kellye of Athens, Ga.; grandchildren, Brittany Hill of Lawrenceville, Ga., Micheil Hill and Molly of Bethlehem, Ga., Stephen Brock and wife Jessica of Cumming, Ga., Evan Hill of Atlanta, Ga., Spencer Johnson and husband Dustin of Mount Vernon, Wash., Lexye Hill of Gainesville, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Shayla Jarrell, Tabitha Hill, Cameron Hill, and Hunter Johnson; brother, Claude Hill and wife Diane of Clinton; several nieces and nephews. The family will have a Celebration of Life service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Blowing Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. David White officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com