William E. Hile Jr., 70, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2010, at Lincoln Village Convalescent Center.
Mr. Hile was an avid reader and lifelong Republican. He was an accomplished trombonist, and marched and played in the Purdue marching band. He was a very kind and helpful person. He was a family man but, most importantly, he was a devoted husband and caregiver to his wife. He also loved his dog, Candy.
Bill is survived by his wife, Nell Hile; one daughter, Andrea (Justin) Rucks; two step-daughters, Linda (Rick) Maroda, Pam (Steve) Miller; eight grandchildren, Rob (Jenny) Long, Tanya (Dwayne) Kittell, Jenny (Bryan) Darr, Heather (Marko) Stanosevic, Josh Maroda, Ashley Miller, Gregory Rucks, Genevieve Rucks; thirteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry (Bernita) Hile, one sister-in-law, Melody Hile; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Peter Hile.
A memorial service will be held at Lincoln Village Convalescent Center in the Fireside Room, 1700 C. A. Becker Drive, on December 29, 2010, at 6 p.m. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 5 until the ceremony.
Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361