Samuel Hill

Obituary of Samuel A. Hill

Samuel Albert ("Sam Sr.") Hill passed away at his home due to natural causes on July 7th, 2022. Born July 4th, 1952, in Elmira, NY- Sam was an avid guitar player and enjoyed growing his own vegetables in his garden, as well as taking care of landscaping around his house. He was also a big fan of the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, and New York Yankees and enjoyed watching their games when they were on television. Sam was a collector of musical instruments and could play many of them, including the piano, drums, and of course the guitar. Sam's memory will carry on in that of his children, his grandchildren, sister and all whose lives he touched. Sam always lived life on his own terms, took life in stride and did not let fear dictate how he lived out his life. Even to his final days he was making the most of what life brought him, living his life exactly how he wanted without the regard of others' opinions. These are some of the lessons and legacy that Sam will leave behind for anyone that was a part of his life either presently or in the past. To live life to the fullest, on your own terms, do what you want while you can, don't worry so much about the opinions of others, make yourself happy. Friends knew Sam to have a sense of humor, laid back, down-to earth kind of guy, one who didn't mince words and a "tell it like it is" person. Samuel is survived by his 3 children: Amber N. (Jeff) Hurlburt, Samuel R. Hill, and Samantha S. Hill; 11 grandchildren: Craig, Jeffrey, Siena, Ian, Asher, Ezra, Alexander, Mikhayla, Jerry, William, and Matthew; Sister: Diane (Joe) Patelunas as well as nieces and nephews. Samuel was predeceased by his Father Robert B. Hill (Cpl. Military Police World War II) and Mother Dorothy (Rockwell) Hill; sisters Janet (Bill) Carey, and Isabel Hill Farrell. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers or cards, please consider donating to the American Lung Association.

Final Resting Place

Woodlawn Cemetery
1200 Walnut STreet
Elmira, New York, United States
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