Services Conducted Here Friday for Bob
Hill, Former Commissioner
Services for Robert W “Bob” Hill,
former Pushmataha county commissioner were conducted at 2 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 4,1966 in the First Baptist Church with H. D. McRorie,
pastor of the Darwin Baptist church officiating, assisted by
Rev. Guy McPherson pastor of the First Christian church.
Interment was in the IOOF cemetery
here under the direction of Coffey Funeral home. Pallbears were
Willie Anderson, Byron Fleming, Albert Briggs, Wick Smith,
Raymond Splawn and Lois Gilley. Honorary bears were Bill
Gardner, W. J. Baggett, Levi Higgins, J. A. Morrison, Raymond
Owens, Bill Fromme, David Fromme, Floyd Davis and John Helm.
Hill died Wednesday morning, Nov.
2, 1966 in Pushmataha hospital after being stricken by a heart attack
while in a local barber shop. He was 78 years of age, having
been born September 3, 1888, at Hughes Kansas.
He came to the Antlers area in 1918
and had made his home here since that time. He had been retired
for a number of years.
He served as county commissioner
from the first district in the late thirties and early forties.
His son, Clinton “Dock” Hill, also served as county commissioner
form this district and another son, Ted, is currently serving as
commissioner from the third district and was also sheriff for a
number of years.
He was a member of the Baptist
Survivors include three sons, Ted,
Clayton, Herbert and Clinton, Antlers; one daughter Ollie Bell
Sterling, Antlers; seven grandchildren and 12 great
Also surviving are four sisters,
Ida Baggley, Josie Wyatt, Dollie Self and Viola Shofe all of
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