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Ernest "Ernie" Neal Hill
September 4, 1934 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Ernest “Ernie” Hill, 88, of Beaufort, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2023 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House of Newport.
Ernest was a faithful member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Beaufort. He served in the US Army, after the military he worked at MCAS Cherry Point with over 30 years of service.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 18, 2023 at First Free Will Baptist Church of Beaufort with Pastor Richard Patterson officiating. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Carteret Memorial Gardens in Beaufort. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the church on Friday.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Christine Dunn Hill of Beaufort; son, Richard Hill of Cary; daughter, Diane Hill Gillikin and husband, Cecil of Morehead City; grandson, Nicholas Gillikin of Morehead City; granddaughter, Rachel Hill of Raleigh; grandson, William Lawson Hill of Cary.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ulysses and Harriet Hill; brother, Wilbur Hill; sister, Wanda Willis; brother, John Hill.
Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to: First Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 2069, Beaufort, NC 28516.
Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noefs.net
Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.