Deacon Joseph Lee Hill

June 23, 1949 ~ October 16, 2018 (age 69)

Tarboro, North Carolina

Deacon Joseph Lee Hill, 69, of Tarboro, North Carolina died Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Mildred Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Shirley Hill, Eulogist. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Cemetery with Military Rites.

Deacon Joseph Lee Hill "Buddy" was born on June 23, 1949 to the late Richard and Mary Hill in Edgecombe County, Speed, North Carolina.

Deacon Hill peacefully transitioned from his temporary residence to his eternal home on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

He leaves to cherish his memories his committed wife, Pastor Shirley Hill of the home.Two sons, Darren Hill Tarboro, NC, Gregory Alston, Newport News, VA, One daughter, Tonya Harrell, Tarboro, NC. Eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren. Six sisters, Reverend Mary Ernestine Chance (Deacon Melvin Chance) Tarboro, NC, Annie Pippen, Tarboro, NC, Minister Gladys Williams ( Deacon Ronald Williams) Queens, NY, Linda Dolberry and Barbara Roberts of Tarboro, NC, and Carolyn Harper (Irvin Harper) Rocky Mount, NC. One brother, Thomas Ray Hill (Ruby Jean) Speed, NC. Sister-in-law, Reverend Mary Higgs ( Deacon Thurman Higgs)Charlotte,NC, Brother-in-laws, Deacon Lenwood Armston, Dunbar, NC, and Herman Bryant,Gold Point, NC. A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends whom he loved dearly.

A wake will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Glorious Tabernacle of Faith ( 702 East Northern Blvd. Tarboro, NC 27886) from 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

These services have been entrusted to Dickens Funeral Service, Inc. of Tarboro, North Carolina.

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