Winifred E. “Win/Winnie” Hill, 83, of Memphis, Missouri passed away Friday, February 19, 2021, at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO.
He was born August 2, 1937, in Macon County, MO, the son of Bernie and Beulah Hill. On May 26, 2001, he was united in marriage to Helen Beckert Gray. He is survived by his wife and four children.
He was dedicated to his job at the Missouri Department of Transportation. After 45 years of service, he retired in 2002. Win was his happiest being outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. Win loved to watch sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Chiefs. He was civic-minded and served the community. He was well respected for his volunteer activities involving children. Win loved nothing more than being surrounded by his family and friends.
Win will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Helen; his brother, Wayne Hill; his sister-in-laws, Betty (Audrey) Glass, Mary (Keith) Battles and his brother-in-laws, Dr. John (Nadine) Beckert, Dean (Roberta) Beckert, and Ed (Sandy) Beckert; his children Jan (Floyd) Norrick, Mike (Brenda) Hill, Jeff Gray, and Pam (Bryan) Chance; Grandchildren: Brooks (Mary) Hill, Tyler (Katie) Norrick Emily (Matt) Harrison, Mary (Adam) Renner, Zachary (Brittany Doris) Hill, Paden (Kate) Norrick, Grayson and Addy Chance along with 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and beloved friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernie and Beulah Hill, his sister-in-law, Lorraine Hill, and close friends Duane “Corky” and Verla Courtright.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are to be made to The Tiger Trails or the United Methodist Church of Memphis for the creation of a handicap accessible restroom on the upper level of the church. Memorials may be left at or mailed to the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, MO 63555.