Rick Hill, 65 a lifelong resident of Center Twp. passed away on Friday, August 12, 2011 after a long struggle with cancer.
Born August 3, 1946, he was one of eight children born to the late Oliver Thomas Sr. and Margaret Jean (Irons) Hill.
Rick loved his job with the former S.O.S. Taxi Co where he served primarily the residents of Aliquippa and Beaver Falls. His favorite spots were the Center Twp. Kings Restaurant and Ladbrokes in Moon Twp..
Rick was a former member of Labor Local #833 and a member of Friends of Bill W.
He leaves a daughter, Bethany Hill and a very special friend, Lisa Sherman. Three brothers and a sister: Tom (Sara ?Putzie?) Hill, Mark (Fran Tadora, fiancee), Bruce (Linda) Hill, and Brenda (Ed) Montgomery. Several sisters in law, nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Earl ?Bud? and Bert Hill and a sister, Jean Mullinex.
Friends will be received on Monday, Aug, 15th from 2 pm until the time of service at 8pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca. Father Scott Homer will officiate.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Rachel Tirak, R.N.; Peggy Callahan, R.N.; and Dawn Shively, Aide of Compassionate Care Hospice who assisted Rick.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested contributions be made to the funeral home to defray funeral expenses.