The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Jehovah Baptist Church, 201 Chatham Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Andersonville National Cemetery, 496 Cemetery Road, Andersonville, Georgia.
He was born on May 18, 1929 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late LeDruh Hill and the late Susie Mae Kleckley Foster. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Napper Hill; his first wife, Barbara Rolex Hill; brother, L. C. Johnson; and two granddaughters, Monica and Veronica Henry.
He was an ordained minister at New Pond Baptist Church at the Cross Road and Union Oak Grove Baptist Church in Andersonville, Georgia. He was employed with Robins Air Force Base and Metalux. He was also the owner and proprietor of the Hills Grocery Store and president of We Care Corporation. In the community, he was an active member of the Ministerial Alliance; the Southwest Georgia Association; the Oglethorpe Benevolent Society, Inc.; past president of the Macon County Branch N.A.A.P.; the River View Senior Citizen Center; the Men Civic Club. He was also a proud veteran of the United States Army.
He was united in holy matrimony to the former Georgia Napper Hill, and to this union, they were blessed with one son.
Survivors are two children, Napoleon Hill, Jr., (Pamela), and Harriett Harris (Leroy), two grandchildren, Terrance Henry and Shantelle Joiner Brown (Ricky); two great grandchildren, LeGareon Mason and Bryce Brown; two nieces, Marilyn Worthy (Emmitt, Sr.) and Brenda Kleckley (Willie C., Sr.); nephew, Leonard Johnson (Belinda); mother-in-law, Cora Mae Napper; two brothers-in-law, Henry Napper (Mary), Willie Napper (Jean); two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Smith, and Christine Brown (Charlie); aunt, Fannie Lee Oliver; three devoted friends, J.W. West, Betty Jean Johnson and Catherine Melvin; and a host of other relatives and friends.