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Carl L. Hill

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:28 a.m. CDT

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Mr. Carl L. Hill, 71, of Wilmington, Ill., passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

Born March 7, 1942, in Nokomis, Ill., Carl was a son of the late Sylvester Lee and Lena Mae Sanders-Hill. He was raised and educated in Wilmington, and drove a truck for over 40 years. Carl held employment locally for Rayburn Trucking and retired from Chellino Crane Company.

Carl was a member of the Wilmington Moose Lodge, and in past years enjoyed bowling, golf, fishing and hunting.

Survivors include two children, David (Ann) Hill and Alecia (Kevin) Ptacek, both of Wilmington; grandchildren Ryan Alexander (Caitlin Durkin), Brittany Hill, Bret Ptacek (Ashley Dingillo), Ryannon Ptacek and Ashley (Brian) Wandless, all of Wilmington, Brooke Cunitz and Nik Cunitz, both of Braidwood, and Jakob Hill of Wilmington; three great-grandchildren, Aubrey Mae Ptacek, Tristan Wandless and Brayden Wandless; one brother, Jerry Hill of Wilmington; one sister, Phyllis (Roger) Albright of Rock Falls, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Charles (Linda) Cunitz.

Private graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 9, in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Pastor Ron Taylor from Island City Baptist Church in Wilmington will officiate.

Pallbearers will be David Hill, Ryan Alexander, Bret Ptacek, Bill Moore, Eric Hill and Jerry Hill.

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Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Matthew R. Baskerville, CFSP. For additional information, call (815) 476-2181.

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