Robert Henry Hile

April 18, 1928January 6, 2019

Robert H. Hile (Bob) past away, Sunday, January 6, 2019. The proximal cause of death was living a full life. Born in Akron, Ohio, was graduated from Ohio State and commissioned through the Naval ROTC program. Phi Kappa Psi fraternity member he was an avid lifelong Buckeye booster. Naval officer during Korean conflict. He was a Kentucky Colonel, long time member Hurstbourne Country Club and Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church. Retired from Ecolab after 34 years in sales and management rising to Asst. Vice President Midwest Sales Region. 63 years with wonderful wife Charlotte (Charley). Lifelong love of travel - every state, every Canadian province, Mexico, Central America and the Islands, Europe and Asia.

In early retirement volunteered in JR Achievement, mentoring and Habitat. Was a finalist in the Publishers Clearing House drawing.

Survived by son Matthew PhD and wife Allison, grandson Simon Hile. Daughter, Amy Johnson and husband Larry and grandchildren Taylor, Evan and wife Lucie. In lieu of gifts donations may be sent to Humane Society or Charity of your choice. His family will hold a reception 6-7:30 pm, Friday, January 18th, at Miralea, Joe Conway Cr, Masonic Home, KY.

Please leave a condolence for the family at;


  • Humane Society


  • Reception at Miralea, Joe Conway Circle, Masonic Home, KY Friday, January 18, 2019

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