Gerald O. Hill
07/19/1927 - 11/18/2020
Gerald O. Hill (G.O.) (93) of Lubbock, Texas, passed away peacefully November 18, 2020. G.O. was born July 19, 1927, to Paul O. and Mary Hill in Goree, Texas. He graduated Abilene High School in 1944 and joined the U.S. Navy. He married Marie Ferguson Hill of Eula, TX, in 1949. He was a master plumber and worked for several companies in Kentucky and Texas. He started his own business, G.O. Hill Mechanical Company and helped build hospitals and schools in Lubbock and the West Texas region. After he retired from his contracting business, he built and managed his warehouses in south Lubbock.
G.O. restored old cars and was a member of the Lubbock Antique Car Club.
G.O. and Marie loved spending time at their lake cabins at Oak Creek Lake and Pendaries, New Mexico. He was a long-time member of Monterey Baptist Church, where they attended for 60 years.
He leaves behind his wife of 71 years, Marie; daughter Sue Price (Gary) of Blooming Grove , sons Bruce Hill of Slaton and Dr. Jimmy Hill (Karen)of Lubbock: grandchildren Heather Claburn(Allen) of Ozona, Ty Hill(Jen )of Atlanta Georgia, Gary Lee Price of Henrietta, Elaine Futrell(Nathan) of Lubbock, Alex Hill (Macey) of Dallas; great-grandchildren Braxten and Braden Claburn, Katy and Allie Hill, Clara and Julia Futrell and Elliott and Molly Hill.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters, Mack, Pete, Frances, Annalene and Luan.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Private graveside services will be held at Eula Cemetery. You are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy on this page.