Voyatt O. Hill
Minonk- Voyatt O. Hill, 74 of 718 N. Walnut St., Minonk died at 9:15 am Sunday, December 18, 2005 at his residence.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk. Rev. Steve Boze will officiate. Burial will be in Centennial Cemetery, rural Secor. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 on Tuesday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital.
Voyatt wwas born June 23, 1931 at Trinity,AL a son of Lonnie L. and Bessie A. Shankle Hill. He married Marjorie J. Shepherd on March 6, 1951 at Corinth,MS. She survives.
Other survivors include his children, Eric O. Hill, Normal, Rickie D. (Sandra) Hill, Meadows, Sherri L. (Ray) Persic, Minonk, Vickie J. (Richard) Carpenter, Minonk, Melissa (Tim) Hovey, Minonk, Brenda J. (Kenneth) Schrader, Oswego; two sisters, Faye Morris, Dalton,GA and Royce Ann Bowling, Athens,AL; two brothers, Boyd (Linda) Hill, Chatanooga,TN and Rayburn Hill, Trinity,AL; twelve grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two granddaughters, one brother and one sister.
Voyatt was the owner and operator of Hill's Trucking in Minonk for many years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 627, Peoria. Voyatt served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Minonk VFW.
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