Funeral services for Dr. John B. Hill will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Minden. Officiating will be Father Mark Franklin. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2014, at St. Paul Catholic Church with a vigil service beginning at 7 p.m.
Dr. Hill was born July 1, 1930, in Knoxville, Tenn., and was reared in Williamsburg, Ky. He entered into rest June 17, 2014, in Shreveport. He was a beloved family physician in Minden since 1960.
His parents, Nathan McGarvey and Mary Lawson Hill; sister, Virginia Allen; and grandson, Ben King preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 59 years, Joy Hill of Minden; daughters Kathy King and husband, Paul of Shreveport, Pam Brewer and husband, Gary of Glenwood Springs, Colo., Jerene Cross and husband Jim of Bentonville, Ark., Margaret Anne LeJeune and husband, Richard of Centennial, Colo. and Rachel Rhodes and husband, Ronnie of Mandeville; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Paul King, Gary Brewer, Richard LeJeune, Ronnie Rhodes, Jim Cross and Charles Stubbs.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in Shreveport, Salvation Army or St. Paul Catholic Church.