Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Boyce Hill

Robert “Boyce” Hill Sr., 85 ,of Albemarle entered his heavenly home Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Bethany Woods Nursing Center.  His funeral will be 3 PM on Friday, January 17, 2020 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fred Carpenter and Rev. John David Moffett officiating.  Burial will follow in the Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 PM until 2:30PM prior to the hour of the service.

Born August 28, 1934 in Stanly County, NC he was the son of the late Roy Lee Hill and Nellie Swaringen Hill.  A graduate of Norwood High School, Mr. Hill was a licensed real estate agent and retired Plant Manager with Royal Chemical Company with over 50 years of service.  He was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church where he served as a former usher, Sunday School Class President and Church Board Member.  He was very active in the church until his heath declined.  Mr. Hill was a former member of the Air National Guard and of the South Side Volunteer Fire Department.  He was a devoted husband, father and grand-dad.

Mr. Hill is survived by the love of his life of 66 years, Lovell Moose Hill of the home, son Robert Boyce Hill Jr. and wife Pam of High Point, daughters Sharon H. Cook and husband Ron and Jan H. Hartsell and husband Jimmy all of Albemarle, a brother Larry Hill of Albemarle, five grandchildren Eric Hartsell of Winston Salem, Seth Hartsell of Banner Elk, Duncan Hill of Brooklyn, NY, Caroline Hill of High Point, and Kristen Cook of Pinehurst, and great grandchild Brody Boyce Hartsell.  A brother Billy Hill preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to the Alzeheimers Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001, Main Street United Methodist Church, 1100 West Main St., Albemarle, NC 28001, or to Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie, 960 N First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.


  • David and Sarah Fisher Posted January 13, 2020 3:50 pm

    Our deepest condolences and prayers for the family.

  • Pat Bates Posted January 13, 2020 7:58 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your peace.

  • Alvin Speights Posted January 13, 2020 9:45 pm

    Prayers for the family I love all of you Boyce was a beautiful man to my family great memories of fun time

  • Sherrie Vandergriff Posted January 15, 2020 6:46 am

    Our Harwood Family have you in our thoughts & Prayers!

  • Margaret Snyder Posted January 15, 2020 8:39 pm

    Larry,I’m sorry to learn of your brother’s passing; It took me awhile to put you and Boyce together but, then again, it takes me awhile to remember anything. My condolences and I hope you and the family are doing well.

  • Daryl York Posted January 16, 2020 9:31 am

    Praying that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will wrap you all in His loving arms and give you comfort and peace.

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