September 3, 1949 - January 29, 2022
Elder Charlie Lee Hill, 72, of Peoria, IL passed away at 10:40 am on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital. Charlie was born on September 3, 1949 in Brandon, MS to Eugene “Doc” and Fannie (Boykin) Hill. He married Rosalyn (Burton) Toombs on September 5, 2004 in Peoria, IL. Charlie worked at Caterpillar for many years. He later opened his own auto repair garage where he helped many people and families in the community with their cars at a minimal charge. He could break a car down and put it back together piece by piece. Charlie earned his GED with Job Corp. He was a gadget man and worked on computers. He consulted for Microsoft in product development. Charlie had an online ministry. He was an avid photographer and videographer often creating DVDs of events set to music. Charlie was a great story teller. Charlie was an executive minister on the board of Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ where he also taught Wednesday Noon Bible Class, Sunday School and helped with the food pantry. He also taught at other churches and nursing homes. He was a friend to many and never met a stranger. Charlie leaves to cherish his most precious memory his loving wife, Rosalyn Toombs-Hill of Peoria, IL; four sons, Darrell (Deborah) Hill of Brandon, MS, Charlie (Hazel) Hill, Michael Hill both of Vicksburg, MS and John Hill of Peoria, IL; five daughters, Sevorstine (Charles) Norwood of Meridian, MS, Charlene Hill of Jackson, MS, Linda (Joseph) Echols of Atlanta, GA, Violagene Hill and Dwana Hill both of Peoria, IL; step children, Darnell Rodgers and JT Toombs both of Peoria, IL, Trasheena Toombs and Michael Toombs of Scottsdale, AZ and Joyce (Dennis) Spain of Pelahatchie, MS; two brothers, Eugene Hill of Jackson, MS and Jimmie Hill of Flowood, MS; three sisters, Janet (Johnnie) Pearson and Saadie Johnson both of Pearl, MS and Patricia Hill of Flowood, MS, 27 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, James Hill and four sisters, Helen Moore, Mary Hill, Dorothy Rodgers and Lidia Hill. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ with a visitation beginning at 10 am. District Elder Henry Bolden, II will officiate. Charlie will be entombed at Parkview Mausoleum. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing is encouraged to be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Elder Charlie Lee Hill, 72, of Peoria, IL passed away at 10:40 am on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at UnityPoint Health Methodist Hospital. Charlie was born on September 3, 1949 in Brandon, MS to Eugene “Doc” and Fannie (Boykin) Hill.... View Obituary & Service Information
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