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Alexander Hill

Alexander Eugene Hill Sr.

Monday, September 12th, 1932 - Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Alexander Eugene Hill, Sr, 87, of 4304 Newport Avenue, Norfolk, VA departed this life on March 28, 2020 at his residence.
Alexander was born on September 12, 1932 to the late Nathaniel Hill and the late Julia Hill. He was also preceded in death by; the love of his life for over 40 years, Betty D. Hill, daughter(s); Yolanda Bell, Vernette Parker and Tracey Hill; brother; Nathaniel Hill, and sister(s); Annette and Jannette Hill.
Alexander was a member of Ever Increasing Faith Ministries, Crenshaw, CA. Alexander was a 1951 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Va. At the age of seventeen, he joined the United States Navy Reserves. During his sixteen years of military service, he served as a Seaman Petty Officer 3rd class and traveled domestically and abroad. Upon retirement from the Department of Defense, he was awarded several accommodations for his dedicated service. Alexander also worked for forty-two years at the Naval Deport ONR working on airplanes. Prior to retiring, he worked as a Transportation driver with TRT for five years.
Alexander enjoyed airplanes, trips to Delaware, Pittsburgh Steelers and getting together with fellow buddies he used to work with on base. He loved his family and worked hard to be a good provider. He always started his day by reading his Bible and a daily prayer asking the Lord to bless him and keep him.
Alexander leaves to cherish a lifetime of memories; mother in law, Francis Clark of Norfolk, brother James E. Hill (Pearl) of Petersburg, VA, Alexander Hill, Jr (Cheryl) of Chesapeake, Va, Andra Sumler (Sophia) of Northern VA, Sylvester Sumler (Sonya) and Samuel Sumler both of Norfolk, VA. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends that will truly miss him.
Alexander, Dad, Granddad, Pop-Pop, Unc, Heavy, Mr. Hill, all the many endeared names he was known by, leaves the following message to his family and friends, “The best reward in life is to love your family and to love one another because I loved each and every one of you.”
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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Friday, April 3rd, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Graves Funeral Home
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, April 4th, 2020 11:00am
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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    Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
    6309 East Virginia Beach Blvd.
    Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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Michael J. Cotter, Nephew

Posted at 11:46am
In memory of Uncle Alexander: As this tree grows, so does the legacy you leave behind, branching out to every life you have lovingly touched.
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Anthony ,Adriene, Phyllis, Linda, Angela

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Love, Bridgette

Posted at 09:14pm
I will always love you both. Rest eternally Mr. Alexander and Ma Betty. Reunited again. Thank you for everything.
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Jennie Moore

Posted at 07:27pm
sending sincere Condolences to Mr. Hill's Family.Our thought and prayers are with you.
Heavy,as my brother called him,was a devoted friend of my brother, Johnny White,Rest In Peace.

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