Dorothy Veasey Hill completed her life s journey on February 14, 2021 at the age of 96, in her Wooster, Ohio home, surrounded by family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. Hill, Jr. in 2007. They had celebrated 59 years of marriage together.
Dorothy was born on April 15, 1924 in Durham, N. C., the daughter of Rex Moore Veasey and Lois Marie (Jones) Veasey. She was a 1942 graduate of Durham High School and had an eight-year career with the federal government as a secretary/stenographer in Durham and Washington, D.C., where she was employed by the Veterans Administration (now Veterans Affairs.)
In 1948 Dorothy and Robert G. Hill, Jr. were united in marriage at the Foundry Methodist Church in Washington, D.C. They moved to Wooster in 1950 when her husband became associated with the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station (now Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University.)
Dorothy had been a faithful member of the Wooster United Methodist Church since 1951. Also, in her early years, she was a charter member of the Welcome Wagon Newcomer’s Club and the Trowel and Trellis Garden Club.
She had also been a member of the Junior Women’s Guild Service Club and the Viola Thorne Club, a social affiliate of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.
Dorothy will always be remembered as a very loving, caring and devoted wife and mother.
In honoring her wishes, family graveside services will be at the Wooster Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her husband.
Dorothy is survived by sons Gregory L. Hill (Diane Michele Mike ) of Wooster, Ohio and Peter C. Hill, MD (Murat H. Sor, MD) of Washington, D. C. four nephews, one grandnephew, one grandniece and numerous cousins.
Also preceding her in death were parents and a sister, Martha V. Koval and brother-in-law, George Koval of Gaithersburg, Maryland a brother, Rex Moore Veasey, Jr. and sister-in-law, Norma Jean Veasey of Creedmoor, NC and a nephew, Timothy Koval, of Union Bridge, Maryland.
McIntire Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family with arrangements.
Those wishing to share a memory or leave on-line condolences, may do so by visiting www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the OSU Secrest Arboretum and Gardens, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster Ohio 44691 or Wooster Downtown Plant Beautification Fund in c/o Wayne County Foundation 517 N Market Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. She always believed that Wooster was a beautiful place to call home.
Family would like to thank Dorothy s dear friends on Beverly Road for many years of friendship and support.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the OSU Secrest Arboretum and Gardens, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster Ohio 44691 or Wooster Downtown Plant Beautification Fund in c/o Wayne County Foundation 517 N Market Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Private family services will be held