Gale Leslie Hill, 79, of Hamburg, died on February 14, 2020, at his residence.
Mr. Hill was a 1958 graduate of Hamburg High School, a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the First Baptist Church. He worked for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 30 years, retiring in 1996. He served on the Ashley County Fair Board and helped start the girls softball program in Hamburg.
Mr. Hill was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved his family, which was very important to him, and enjoyed following his grandchildren in all of their activities.
He is preceded in death by his wives, Margaret L. Hill in 2003 and Betty Carpenter Hill in 2013; a grandson, Colby Callaway and his parents, Leslie E. and Vivian Agnes Stell Hill.
He is survived by three daughters, Tami Hill Byers, Dana Hill Callaway and husband, Todd, and Leslie Hill Outlaw and husband, Tim; two sisters, Gursta McDonald and husband, Billy, and Debra Wood all of Hamburg; his aunt, Margaret Hill Smith of Crossett; five grandchildren, Kelbe Callaway, Conner Callaway, Kolten Hodge, Mallori Outlaw Thompson and husband, Tyler, and Maci Outlaw.
Visitation will be Monday, February 17, from 6-8 p.m. at Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 18, at 10 a.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ty Danielson and Dr. Bobby Pennington officiating. Burial with military honors will be at the Hamburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Teddy Hickman, David Johnston, Charles Stell, Glen Stell, Todd Outlaw, Ben Outlaw, David White and Charles Farmer.
Memorials may be made to the Hamburg High School Honors Scholarship Fund, PO Box 30, Hamburg, AR 71646.