Fred Manna Hill Sr., 84, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
He was born April 21, 1929, in Lewis, Del., to Clarence M. and Nora Hill.
Fred retired as a T-Sergeant after 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He served in Vietnam in 1967-68, and moved to Punta Gorda in 1973.
Fred is survived by his daughter, Penny Hill of Punta Gorda; sons, Fred Hill Jr. of Ocala, Fla., and Douglas Hill of Baltimore, Md.; grandchildren, Nora (Kevin) Faber, Stacy (Joseph) Dawson, Joni (Donald) Schumacher and Brian (Barbara) Hill; nine great-grandchildren, Kristin, Gary, Austin, Justin, Joey, Hailey, Keira, Shayla and Tala; and great-great-granddaughter, Avery. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Florence Reed Hill; brothers, Victor C., Lee, Charles A., Thomas and William; and sisters, Elizabeth Schulenburg and Nora Hartzel.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Animal Welfare League, 3519 Drance St., Port Charlotte, FL 33980. Please visit www.kays-ponger.com to leave the family condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services.