1933 - 2017

James R. “Jim” Hill, 83, of Morton, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 12:39 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

His memorial graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin. His nephew, the Rev. Brad Martin, will officiate. There will be no visitation. Military rites will be provided by the Military Funeral Honors Team.

Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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