Robert Lee Hill, also known as Bob, passed away peacefully at the Woodstock General Hospital on Monday, October 30, 2023, at the age of 73. Bob was a resident of Woodstock, but had previously lived in St. Thomas, Ontario, as well as Indiana, USA. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Nancy Hill and the loving father of Christi Sanders and her husband Nate. Bob was the cherished grandfather of Dom and Nia Sanders. He was the loving brother of Suzanne Ahnert and the late Steve Hill. Bob will be fondly remembered by his extended family members and friends.
Born on January 13, 1950, in Rochester, Indiana, Bob was the son of the late Billie and Mary Hill. Throughout his career, he worked as a District Sales Manager for Gaska Tape Inc. until his retirement. In his later years, Bob also took on a part-time role at Toyota Town. He was known for his dedication and commitment to his work. Additionally, Bob was a long-time member of LifeHouse Church in St. Thomas, where he found solace in his faith.
Friends and family are invited to attend a funeral service honoring Bob’s life, which will be held at LifeHouse Church on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Prior to the service, there will be a reception, and the family will be available to receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church. Following the service, Bob will be privately interred at Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery. For those who wish to pay tribute to Bob’s memory, memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. The arrangements are entrusted to Williams Funeral Home in St. Thomas, located at 45 Elgin Street.
We will forever cherish the memories of Bob, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. May his soul rest in peace.