MEADE – David Michael Hill, 67, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2014.
He was born Aug. 19, 1946, to Dr. Richard Hastings Hill and Rose Marie Hill in Lola.
He graduated from Kemper Military Academy in Boonville, Mo., and attended college at Baker University in Baldwin, majoring in accounting. He later received a business degree from Draughon’s College of Commerce in Kansas City, Mo.
He had a career in government contracts management, including working with companies such as General Dynamics, Rockwell International, Eagle-Pitcher Industries and Swearingen Aircraft and included the manufacture of M-60 and M1-A1 Abrams main battle tanks, tactical military simulation systems and battery support systems for the Apollo space missions.
He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
He enjoyed hiking, camping, computers, fine dining, art, reading, politics and genealogy.
He is survived by his two sons and their spouses; Brian and Wendy Hill, and Chris and Kelly Hill, both of Austin, Texas; his sister and husband, Becky, and Randy Bredfeldt, Dodge City; three nieces; a nephew; and their spouses and children.
• Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Graceland Cemetery, Meade, with the Rev. Dick Robbins presiding.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society in his name.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerorme bachmanmortuary.com.