Edwin Lafayette "Ed" Hill

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Edwin Lafayette "Ed" Hill, 90, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, in Ozarks Methodist Manor in Marionville.

He was born Jan. 11, 1926, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Elisha Lafayette and Jewell Fern (Bradley) Hill. On Nov. 13, 1953, in Kansas City, Kan., he was united in marriage to Evelyn J. Root, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents and a daughter, Jean, in 1994.

Survivors include: one brother, Jerry Hill and his wife, Sylvia, of Shell Knob; and a granddaughter.

He grew up and received his education in Kansas City, Kan., and graduated from Wyandotte High School. During World War II, he joined the U.S. Army serving from July 10, 1944 until August 19, 1946. He was an electrician and worked for Local Union 124 in Kansas City. In 1988 he moved to Shell Knob, and in 2015 moved to Marionville.

He was a member of First Christian Church in Shell Knob where services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Pastor Tom Rees will conduct the services. Burial will be in Painter Cemetery, Shell Knob.

Contributions may be made to Phoenix Hospice or First Christian Church in his memory.

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Shell Knob, Missouri