Dean Clayton Hill

Hill,Dean web  picJune 1927 – February 2015

Dean Hill passed away February 19, 2015 in Turlock. He spent most of his life in the Newman-Gustine-Turlock area.

Throughout his life Dean focused on church, family and career. He faithfully served his church on many boards, taught Sunday school and assisted wherever there was a need. His career included working for the Criminal Justice Board, and administering crop insurance. Dean loved working with his hands as seen in his carpentry talents and his tireless work on personal ranches.

Dean is preceded in death by his wife Shirley Hill (his “Little Flower”), parents Howard and Ethel Hill, siblings Mildred Wingo, Thomas Hill, Carole Nelson and Howard Hill, Jr.

Dean is survived by his son Michael Hill, daughters Linda Hill Mobley and Janet (Anthony) Watts-Clement; step-daughters Judy (James) Allen and Kathie (Joseph) Wright; grandchildren Matthew (Meridee) Watts, Rachel Watts, Jessica (Ryan) Johnson and Molly Mobley; step-grandchildren Brian Allen, Shirley Spycher, Laura Allen, Sheri Icedo, David Worstell and Steven Worstell; 15 great-grandchildren, and 2 great, great-grandchildren; nieces Laurie Bella, Carol Lee Anderson and nephew Toby Nelson.

The family expresses its deep appreciation to the staff of Brandel Manor for the care and compassion provided Dean during his illness. To Dean’s two “Angels” Char and Mary….thank you for your love and kindness given to our father.

Private services were held for Dean.

Contributions can be made in memory of Dean Hill to his beloved church, Berkeley Avenue Baptist Church, 2813 N. Berkeley Avenue, Turlock , CA 95382.

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