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Stephen Earl Hill

September 17, 1949 ~ September 26, 2018 (age 69)


Stephen Earl Hill, age 69 of Bostic, died Wednesday, September 26 at his residence.    He  was born September 17, 1949 in Rutherford County and was the son of the late Henry and Patricia Hill.   Stephen was a retired superintendent of the Forest City water plant where he worked for over 30 years.  His brothers Howard Hill and Bobby Hill also preceded him in death.

Survivors include his son, Jesse Hill  of Bostic, a sister Peggy Huffstickler and husband Dean of Gastonia, a sister-in-law Mary Hill, a grandson Lucas Hill and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Services will be held at a later date privately by the family. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at

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