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Kevin Hill

October 23, 1941 — November 21, 2019

Kevin Hill, 78, passed away November 21, 2019 at his residence in Washington County, Texas surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at Saint John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill with Pastor Jill Vivroux officiating. There will be a graveside service at 4:30 p.m. at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Somerville, Texas.

Visitation will be on Sunday, November 24th, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham.

Kevin was born to Jennings and Virginia Welch Hill in Somerville, Texas on October 23, 1941. He was baptized on May 1, 1949 at First Baptist Church in Somerville, Texas. He graduated from Somerville High School and from Baylor University with a Bachelors in Business Administration.

After graduation, Kevin began his career at Neiman Marcus with the intention of gaining one year of experience. Forty years later, he retired from Neiman Marcus as a vice president.

In his retirement, Kevin’s interests and hobbies included spending time with his grandchildren, church work, Rotary, cattle ranching, watching collegiate sports and reading, particularly about history. Kevin was an active member of Saint John Lutheran church where he served as council president and sang in the men’s choir. Kevin was also a member of the Rotary Club of Washington County where he was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was also a member of the Independence Historical Society.

Kevin was preceded in death by his parents, Jennings and Virginia Hill; father-in-law and mother-in-law Harry and Betty Neinast. His survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary Neinast Hill; his son Jon and wife Gayle Hill; his daughter Shannon and husband Will Hodges; grandchildren Kathryn Hodges, William Hodges, Christopher Hodges, Emily Hodges and Ian Hill. Survivors also include his brother Jennings Hill, Jr; sister Karen and husband Craig Floyd; brothers-in-law Henry (Bubba) Neinast and Harry (Bobby) and wife Linda Neinast; sister-in-law Betsy and husband Ben Flencher and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers are grandsons William Hodges and Christopher Hodges; nephews Aaron Flencher, Cory Flencher, Ryan Flencher and Josh Flencher; brothers-in-law Bubba Neinast, Bobby Neinast, Ben Flencher and Craig Floyd.

Memorials may be directed to Saint John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill or the charity of your choosing.

The family would like to thank caregivers Troy Nunn, Kendall Ward, and Tara Lancaster.

Funeral arrangements for Kevin Hill are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham.

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