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Billie L. Hill

July 30, 1926 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 94)

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Billie L. Hill went to his heavenly home on June 3, 2021 at Golden Living Center in Kokomo, Indiana.

He was born in Akron, Indiana on July 30, 1926, the son of Guy and Faudeline (Geiger) Hill.  He married Mary Ruth Dague in May of 1949.

Billie loved the Lord and served Him faithfully.  He was a member of Peru First Assembly of God.

He served his country in WWII in the United State Army 108th Infantry, from September 14, 1944 to June 15, 1947, serving in the Pacific Arena and was deployed to Australia, Philippines, Borneo, Japan, and South Korea.

Billie and his brother, Guy Jr., owned and operated Hill’s Farmers Market from 1962 to 1972.  After that, he worked for the State of Indiana as a meat inspector.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary R. Hill (Dague) on November 8, 2020, a son Stephen L. Hill in December 2006, and siblings Guy Hill Jr., Esther Worl, and Betty Mahoney.

Survivors include his children Robert L. Hill (Nancy) of St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, and Suzanne Ahnert (fiancé Michael Downing) of Rochester, Indiana; as well as grandchildren Christi R. Sanders (Nathan) of Fort Wayne, and Ashley Covault (Chuck) of Rochester, Minnesota; great-grandchildren Natalia, Dominick, and Tara; and brother Dick Hill of Tampa, Florida.

Visitation will be held from 12pm – 2pm on Sunday, June13, 2021 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.  Funeral service will follow at 2pm, with Pastor John Goble officiating.  Military service will be provided by the Miami County Military Rites Team.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Miami County Military Rites Team.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

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June 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
June 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970


Miami County Military Rites
Peru IN 46970

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