Ronie Forest Hill

Published 3:18 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017

Ronie Forest Hill, 72, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Feb, 1, 2017 at his home.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 at Reeds United Methodist Church with the Rev. Barry Queen officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Hill was born March 25, 1944, in Davidson County to Ronie Everette Hill and Ruth Forest Hill. He was a member of Piedmont Antique Power Association. He loved going to T&T store at Reeds Crossroads. He was a hard worker and had a strong love for animals. He and his wife enjoyed traveling the US in his tractor trailer. Mr. Hill was commissioned by the PGA to build several golf courses that were designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicholas.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Lynn Lanier Hill, who died Jan. 27, 2014; and brothers, James Hill, Everette Hill and Bobby Hill.

Surviving: daughters, Lori Hill Younts and husband Phil of Lexington, and Lisa Barney and husband Darryl of Davie County; stepson, Randy Swicegood and wife Tabitha of Lexington; 3 grandchildren, Savannah Younts, Wake Younts, and Courtney Barney; and step-grandchildren, Kaleb Swicegood, and Landon Swicegood.