Earl Walfred Hill

Earl Walfred Hill Of Farmington, formerly from Detroit, South Lyon and Negaunee, Michigan where he was born on 2-20-1930. He was released from his pain on September 6, 2010. Earl was 80 years old and the youngest son of 11 children to John and Hilma Hill. He is survived by his children: Marty and his wife Charleen of South Lyon, Patti (Arbour) Leppi and her husband Jim of Commerce, Ernie and his wife Juel of Missouri City Texas, Charlie of Houston, Texas as well as mother of Earl’S children Jane Morgan and her long-time companion Ron Beaudoin. He is also survived by his siblings: Lorraine Riddell residing in Florida and Coy Hill, living in Ishpeming, Michigan. He was an avid golfer and loved ski jumping. He was the proud winner of the Nation Ski Jumping Championship in 1952 in Salisbury Connecticut. He has five grandsons: Jacob Rudi Hills, Justin Paul Hill(Wife Lindsey), Alan Anthony Arbour, Ryan William Arbour, and Christopher Alan Hill. Earl was a tool and die maker by trade and worked for Borroughs Corporation for many years. Earl hold the record for the oldest person to dive from the 30 foot tower and Sun Lake (Finn Camp) at the age of 77. He loved life and his family and friends and will be missed. There will be a Celebration of Life Party on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at the Finn Camp clubhouse located at 2524 Loon Lake Road, Wixom Michigan 48393 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation. Arrangements by Phillips Funeral Home. On-line guestbook www.phillipsfuneral.com.


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