LaCarol Hill, Sr.

Published 11:30 am Saturday, June 23, 2018

LaCarol Hill, Sr. lovingly known as Lakey, age 81 of Moyock, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his residence.  He was born Aug. 16, 1936 in Scotland Neck, lived in New Jersey and retired to North Carolina.  He was the son of the late Leon Hill and Alma Russell Hill and the brother of the late Leon Hill, Betty Hunter and the Reverend Wiley T. Hill.

LaCarol retired from his career as an institutional trade instructor for Marlboro State Hospital in New Jersey after 45 years. He was also a volunteer EMT/first responder for Matawan Township, New Jersey.

In his retirement years in Currituck, LaCarol was a member of Good Hope AME Zion Church.

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Lakey is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Susan, of the Moyock residence; four children Sandra Hill of Plainfield, N.J., Pamela Smith of Aberdeen, N.J., Alicia Archibald (Michael) of Middletown, NJ, and LaCarol Hill, Jr. (Felicia) of Ewing, NJ. Also surviving is his sister, Candace Bilal (Harris) of Baltimore, Maryland; 10 grandchildren, Matthew, Alyssa, D’Angelo, Qwary, Zachary, London, Savannah, Ashley, Holland, and Memphis as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins and other extended family members.

The Hill family extends special recognition to the care partners who assisted LaCarol during his illness including James Sawyer, Kathy Baxter, Mellissa Baldwin and Elizabeth Prentice.

A viewing will be held Friday June 22, from 5 to 7 pm at the Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. memorial chapel in Barco.  The funeral will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Providence Baptist Church in Cliffwood, NJ. Friends may view one-hour prior Reverend Rosemary Bradley will officiate. The interment will follow the funeral at Marlboro Memorial Cemetery in Morganville.

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