COL John W. Hill was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/22/2011 at the age of 68.9 from Prostate cancer
Sandy Springs, GA
Flight Class 67-12
Date of Birth 01/08/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 57 MED DET in 67-68
Call sign in Vietnam DUSTOFF 75
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More detail on this person: Atlanta, GA - John Washburn Hill, III died on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.

He was born in Norfolk, Virginia on January 8, 1943, the son of Virginia Sakakini Hill and Ralph William Hill. He is survived by his wife of almost 46 years, Carol Ann Dunton Hill of Sandy Springs, Georgia, his daughter Dr. Jenna Catherine Hill of Conway, South Carolina, his sister Suzanne Hill Cox of Norfolk, Virginia, and his nieces Tracy Cox Jones of Seymour, Indiana and Virginia Cox Paluck of New York City, New York.

Mr. Hill was a 1961 graduate of Granby High School and a 1965 graduate of Virginia Military Institute. He also completed a masters degree from the University of Southern California. He served in the U.S. Army for 4 years on active duty and then a full career as an army reservist, reaching the rank of Colonel. He settled in Atlanta in 1971 where he worked for the State of Georgia for almost 30 years, primarily as Chief Pilot for the Department of Natural Resources.

The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel by The Rev. Charles Riddle. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com

Burial information: Forest Lawn Cemetery

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