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Obituary: Lloyd E. Hill, Columbus

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Lloyd E. Hill, 87, of Columbus, died at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Kindred Care of Columbus.

An electrician, Lloyd retired from Thomas Electrical. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Sept. 8, 1944, at Camp Atterbury, and was discharged July 31, 1946, at Fort Sheridan, IL. During World War II, he served in the Rhineland Central European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre and received the Victory Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars and two Overseas Service Bars, the Army of Occupation Medal-Germany and the Good Conduct medal.

After retirement, Lloyd enjoyed camping and flea marketing.

Funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with Virgil Clotfelter officiating. Calling will be from 10 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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Lloyd was born in Mount Auburn June 27, 1926, the son of Floyd and Esta Pence Hill. He married Pauline Shaw Dec. 7, 1944, at Fort McClellan, Alabama. She preceded him in death Dec. 29, 2000.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda K. (Larry) White, and a son; Jeff Hill, both of Columbus; grandchildren, Troy (Jodi) White of Cicero and Jennifer (Doug) Deckard of Columbus; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

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