Cover photo for Gene "Tootle" Hill's Obituary
Gene "Tootle" Hill Profile Photo
1943 Gene 2024

Gene "Tootle" Hill

December 13, 1943 — May 8, 2024

Gene "Tootle" Hill, beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at the Jean Waddle Care Center. He was born on December 13, 1943, in Oneida, KY.

Gene had a diverse career where he worked for many years as a talented sign painter and also as a dedicated truck driver. Aside from his professional life, Gene was known for his warm personality. He was a very likeable individual who never knew a stranger; his friendly demeanor and kind heart touched the lives of all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In his leisure time, Gene indulged in his love for cooking by preparing delicious meals for those around him. He found joy in sharing his culinary creations with family and friends. Additionally, Gene had a passion for Mustang cars and enjoyed everything about these iconic vehicles.

One of Gene's proudest accomplishments was being a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows for 40 years. Through this organization, he engaged in charitable initiatives that positively impacted his community. He professed his faith as a Christian in 2023.

He is survived by his dear wife, Fronie Mae (Morgan) Hill; his three sons, Jimmy Hill, Jackie & (Terry) Hill, and Johnny & (Michelle) Hill; a grandson, Justin Tyler Hill; a sister, Pat Carlton; and his beloved dog, Jetta.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Shafter Stidham; his mother, Helen Yates; his step-father, Sydney Yates; and four brothers, Jackie Yates, Bill Yates, David Yates, and Jimmy Yates.

A funeral service will be held Friday, May 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Brian Sawyer officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday from 11:00 AM until time for services.

Burial will follow in Somerset Cemetery.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gene "Tootle" Hill, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, May 10, 2024

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home

5900 US Highway 27, Science Hill, KY 42553

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, May 10, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home

5900 US Highway 27, Science Hill, KY 42553

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 719

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree