William G. Hill ’54 of Winston-Salem, N.C., died November 20, 2006. After attending Davidson, he graduated from UNC Chapel Hill.
He moved to Winston-Salem in 1957 and began work with Pilot Freight Carriers, Inc., where he retired after thirty years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard. During the ’60s and ’70s he served on the technical lighting staff of the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. He became an avid gardener and loved to grow roses and was a member of the Winston-Salem Rose Society. He won many awards for his wonderful roses. He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-eight years, Jeanne Glover Hill. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanne North Hill of Winston-Salem; a son, William G. Hill and wife, Carleen, and a grandson, Alexander Gilchrist Hill, all of Lexington, N.C.; a sister, Mary Hill Taylor, Wilmington, N.C.; and four nephews.