D.G. Hill, 52 of Mexico, Mo., formerly of Paris, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico from complications due to a heart attack. He was born Oct. 3, 1960 in Paris, Mo., the son of Dorsey George Hill, Sr. and Martha K. (King) Hill. He graduated from Paris R-II High School, Paris, Mo. in 1979.
D.G. loved to be outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and gardening as well as a good game of pool. He received the Life Rank with the Boy Scouts of America in 1973. As a scout he explored Philmont Scout Ranch at High Adventure Base in Cimarron, N.M. where he hiked and camped a 97-mile trail in the mountains. D.G. enjoyed all of his nieces and nephews and never hesitated to help with the kids when needed.
He is survived by his parents, Dorsey and Martha, a brother, George Edward Hill (Jackie) Bordeleau, of Paris, two sisters, Susan Renee (Hill) Honaker and Mary Beth (Hill)(Jim) Gehringer, of Mexico, MO., nephews, Eric Michael (Heidi) Bordeleau, Nathan Michael Gehringer, Kyle Wayne (Elizabeth) Culbertson, Jason Conrad Honaker, Michael Ryan Honaker, Scott Anthony Honaker, nieces, Brandy Nicole Bordeleau, Amy Lynn (Richie) Heigl, Kristy Lee Gehringer, Stephanie Renee (Jeremy) Batty, great-nephews, Austin Miller Wilkerson, Leo Simon Bounds, Drake Landen Heigl and one great-niece, Maddison Harper Hinnah.
Memorial services will be held at the Agnew Funeral Home in Paris at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, with Reverend John Grimmett officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery near Santa Fe, Mo.
Honorary pallbearers will be D.G.'s nephews, Eric Michael Bordeleau, Kyle Wayne Culbertson, Jason Conrad Honaker, Michael Ryan Honaker, Scott Anthony Honaker and Jeremy Lee Hinnah.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scouts of America, Great Rivers Council, 1203 Fay St., Columbia, Mo. 65201 or South Fork Presbyterian Church, 12454 Monroe Rd. 657, P.O. Box 323, Perry, Mo. 63462