Robert A. Hill of Holiday Island died on December 3, 2011. He was a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Robert served in the Air Force Drum Corp during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs, AR. His love for music was evident in his Air Force Drum Corp, his cantering at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, his participation in the Holiday Island Community Church choir and Barbershop music. Robert played drums in various Baton Rouge area dance bands.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Patton Hill, a son, Donald Allen Hill of Austin, TX; and a daughter, Karen Lynn Hutto and husband Kenny of Ft. Myers, FL;
He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Frances Hill and Della Brignac Hill, and one sister, Dorothy Lucille Kennedy.
Memorial services will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs. Interment of cremains will be at the Rest Haven Cemetery in Baton Rouge, LA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Patient's Choice Hospice, 2 Parkcliff Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631. Cremation arrangements were made with Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to www.nelsonfuneral.com