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David R. Hill

April 24, 1944 February 9, 2021
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David Ray Hill, Sr., 76, long-time resident of Altus, Oklahoma, passed away February 9, 2021, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from complications of Covid, 19.

David was born on April 24, 1944, in Munday, Texas, to Charlie E. Hill and Alice Oceana (Keeler) Hill. David was raised and educated in Childress, Texas. Upon moving to Childress, he met his future wife Barbara, she lived right next door to David. Following high school, David enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on December 20, 1961. While on leave, David married his childhood sweetheart Barbara Shoffner. During his time in the Corps, David was stationed in San Diego, California, Okinawa, Japan, and finally Yuma, Arizona. Barbara and David were blessed with two sons, David, Jr., born in 1966, and Paul, born in 1969. David was the owner of Dave's Barber Shop in Altus, Oklahoma. In 1997, David became a freemason and joined masonic lodge #62 in Altus, Oklahoma.  He was a member of the Scottish Rite in Guthrie, OK (32-degree mason), a member of India Shrine Center in OKC, member of Altus Shrine Club and Altus "Swokies" Parade Unit in Altus. He took great pride in being a Free Mason and mentored many new members.

He is survived by his wife of Barbara Hill of the home, two sons, David Ray Hill, Jr. and his wife Vickie, Paul DeWayne Hill, two grandchildren, Sarah Amber Dawn Hill and her son, (great-grandson) Trey Jackson Hill, Dalton M. Chappel, Ray Gilbreath, Crystal Gilbreath; great-grandchildren, Weston Chappel, Tori Gilbreath, Aden Gilbreath, Serenity Garza, and Raven Garza. Brothers, Louie E. Hill, Mickey D. Hill; Sister, Sherry Hickman, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and fellow lodge brothers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie E. Hill, Alice D. (Keeler) Hill, Brothers, Gary Don Hill, Douglas Clinton Hill, sister, Betty Gibson.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Lowell – Tims Funeral Home Chapel, Altus, Oklahoma.

Services have been entrusted to Lowell - Tims Funeral Home and Crematory.

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10:00 AM 3/6/2021 10:00:00 AM
Lowell Tims Funeral Home & Crematory

1100 E Tamarack Rd
Altus, OK 73521

Lowell Tims Funeral Home & Crematory
1100 E Tamarack Rd Altus 73521 OK
United States

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