Wells Funeral Home
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LEONARD FATE HILL
September 30, 1942 - June 15, 2022
Obituary For LEONARD FATE HILL
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home
811 Woods Street
Green Meadow Memorial Garden
Leonard Fate Hill was born on September 29, 1942, in Creedmoor, Texas to the late James Edward Hill and Bernice Lillie Bell Mathies – Hill. He was the sixth of twelve children born to this union.
Leonard transitioned on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Leonard was baptized at Center Union Missionary Baptist Church in Creedmoor, Texas. He graduated from the Original L.C. Anderson High School Yellowjackets in 1960. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served until 1964.
Leonard married Mary Ann Flanigan on July 26, 1969, in Washington, D. C.
He was employed by the Washington D.C. Metro System for thirty-five (35) years and retired in 2008.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward Hill and Bernice Lillie Bell Mathies – Hill; wife, Mary Ann Flanigan – Hill; sister, Marjorie Marie Hill – Williams Swift; four (4) brothers, Willie James Hill, Julius Earl Hill, and Thurman Ardel Hill, Sr., and Vernon James Hill; two (2) sisters in laws, Eunice Johnson – Hill, and Alice Faye Simmons – Hill.
Leonard leaves to cherish his memories: three (3) sisters and brothers -in-law, Bettye Joyce Hill – Humphrey Sanders (Reverend Josephus Daniel Sanders) Wichita Falls, Texas, Ollie Erma Jean Hill – Bostic (Norman Augustus Bostic, Sr.) Austin, Texas and Raye Antoinette Hill – Long (Harold Earl Long, Jr., “Butch”) Desoto, Texas; three (3) brothers and sisters-in-law, Clifton Gene Hill (Beverly Diane Collins – Hill) Austin, Texas, Kermit O’Neal Hill, Austin, Texas and Euarl Edward Hill (Avis Bonita Huff-Hill) Houston, Texas; sisters in law and brother in law, Glyender Nell Ellison – Hill, Austin, Texas, Helen Flanigan Stroud (Cleveland Stroud) Conyers, Georgia; two (2) special nieces and caregivers, Patricia Lois Humphrey – Daughtery (Wichita Falls, Texas) and Pamela Joyce Humphrey; (Denton, Texas) special nephew and caregiver David Wayne Humphrey (Wichita Falls, Texas); uncle, Milton Gooden, Sr. (Austin, Texas); special niece April De’Shon Hill – Collins (Mariette, Georgia) and special great niece, Kisha Lynne Daughtery – Wilson (Houston, Texas); and a host of family and friends.
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