Cecil D. "C.D." Hill
August 25, 1927 – August 26, 2018
Cecil D. “C.D.” Hill of Leander, Texas, passed away on August 26, 2018. He was born in Marion, Illinois on August 25, 1927. C.D. is preceded in death by his wife Sharon Sue (Stephens) Hill, his parents Cecil E. and Lois M. (Borum) Hill, two sons C. Dwayne Hill and Terry A. Hill, sisters Gladys Key, Loretta Dreher Clark, Sheila Veach, Ann Meuth and brother Gary Hill.
C.D. is survived by his children, C. Elaine (Hill) Burklow, Marce T. Hill (Pam), Steven D. Hill, and Crystal A. Hill; seven grandchildren, Elaina M. (Burklow) Seep (Chris), Elizabeth A. (Burklow) Donoghue (Dan), Marce T. Hill Jr. “Cubby” (Samantha), Paul L. Hill (Jennifer), Charles E. Hill (Jenny), Michael L. Hill (Kim), and Marcia L. (Hill) Hickman (Dustin); twenty-three great grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren with one on the way; in addition to many nephews and nieces.
C.D. was a veteran of the Navy, Army and Air Force. He served aboard the U.S.S. Lexington during W.W. II, became a pilot, and served in Korea and Vietnam.
C.D. started the Leander Police Department, served as the City Marshall, then as the first Police Chief. He also contributed both time and finances helping Leander incorporate as a city. The City of Leander honored C.D.’s contributions by proclaiming August 17, 2017 as “Cecil D. Hill” day and presenting him with a plaque at a City Council meeting.
C.D. served as Chief of Security at TECO Westinghouse in Round Rock, Texas until his retirement at the age of eighty.
C.D. also served as Charter President of Leander’s Optimist Club twice and as Cub Master in Local Cub Scout Pack 160 and coordinated several Jamborees.
C.D. was a dedicated Christian who enjoyed meeting with the Man in the Mirror Christian Men’s group for many years. He was dedicated to his family, and was a father, grandfather and mentor to many both within and without his immediate family.
C.D.’s love of eagles, cowboy hats, bolo ties and cowboy boots were known to all.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks those who wish to honor him to contribute to a charity of personal choice since C.D. contributed to many charitable organizations throughout his lifetime.
The family will receive guests for a time of visitation from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas. A Funeral Service with Military Honors will follow at 11:00 A.M. in the chapel of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
Arrangements by Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.
- Cecil E. Hill, Father
- Lois M. (Borum) Hill, Mother
- Sharon Sue (Stephens) Hill, Wife
- C. Dwayne Hill, Son
- Terry A. Hill, Son
- C. Elaine (Hill) Burklow, Daughter
- Marce T. Hill, Son
- Pam Hill, Daughter-in-law
- Steven D. Hill, Son
- Crystal A. Hill, Daughter
- Gladys Key, Sister
- Loretta Dreher Clark, Sister
- Sheila Veach, Sister
- Ann Meuth, Sister
- Gary Hill, Brother
- C.D. is also survived by seven grandchildren, Elaina M. (Burklow) Seep (Chris), Elizabeth A. (Burklow) Donoghue (Dan), Marce T. Hill Jr. “Cubby” (Samantha), Paul L. Hill (Jennifer), Charles E. Hill (Jenny), Michael L. Hill (Kim), and Marcia L. (Hill) Hickman (Dustin); twenty-three great grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren with one on the way; in addition to many nephews and nieces.
- Marce "Cubby" Hill, Jr.
- Paul L. Hill, Sr.
- Charles E. Hill, Sr.
- Dustin K. Hickman, Sr.
- Eric J. Meuth
- David Hill
- Michael L. Hill, Honorary
- Robert Maynes, Honorary
- Visitation Thursday, August 30, 2018
- Funeral Service with Military Honors Thursday, August 30, 2018
- Committal Service Thursday, August 30, 2018
Cecil D. "C.D." Hill
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September 7, 2018
I worked with C.D. for a few years at Westinghouse. What a great guy and I loved standing outside of his office and listening to his police and military stories. He would tell me stories all the time about serving on the U.S.S. Lexington. I offered to take him to see the Lexington many times and he would say that he would love that. Then one day, I told him we should go that weekend. He had a sad look on his face when he told me that he wanted to go, but wasn't sure he was ready for the memories that would come back.
Loved that guy.
Vincennes University Alumni and Foundation Staff
September 4, 2018
You have our deepest and sincere sympathy at the loss of your father. May your memories and the love you shared give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Your friends at the Vincennes University Alumni and Foundation Office
September 4, 2018
Be Thou at Rest Warrior, we were both career soldiers and career cops. I appreciate you and your legacy so much. Thank you for your lifetime of service.
SGT El Paso Police Department, Ret
MSG United States Army, Ret
August 29, 2018
CD it is with much sadness that Robert and i say Go Rest high on that mountain your work on this earth is truely done you did a great job thank you for the hugs that only a daddy can give after my daddy passed and for always counting all the kids your's passing hugs to all we tip our hats to a loving friend always showing great respect i know you are having a great visit in heaven with sharon and all who have gone before you. Love robert and net
August 29, 2018
Thank you Dad for not giving up on me. I broke your heart many times. You saw through the drugs and alcohol and found your son. You continued to reach out to me throughout the years. You saved me from a life in prison. My fondest memory of my dad would be that although I robbed him and my youngest sister when he allowed me to come into his home to rest, shower and get a hot meal..Dad NEVER turned me away, NEVER gave up on me! He showed me unconditional love. Rest in Peace Dad, MLLH&R, for Eternity.