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Mr. Albert Hill

MITCHELL, Ga. - Mr. Albert Hill, 60, of Mitchell, and formerly of McDonough, Georgia and High Wycombe, UK, peacefully passed away the morning of September 25, 2010 at home with his devoted family. He fought a courageous six-year battle with cancer and is survived by his wife of 35 years, Margaret; daughter, Amanda and granddaughter, Madison, both of Smyrna; sons John and James of Dunwoody; their respective partners Julia Huynh and Adela Jackson, both of Atlanta; and daughter Meagan Hill Copeland and son-in-law Shane Copeland, both of Amarillo, Texas; sisters Lydia of Harlow, UK, Natasha of High Wycombe, UK, and Ruth of Brye de Saint Amand, Belgium; and brother Henry of Prestatyn, Wales, UK. He is preceded by Albert and Lucie Hill of High Wycombe, UK. He was co-owner of an air freight trucking company and horse rescue farm, faithful member of Knights of Columbus Council 6981 at Queen of Angels Parish in Thomson, and an avid follower of British football. He and Margaret emigrated from High Wycombe, UK in 1979 and resided in the south Atlanta area until moving to Mitchell in 2008. Albert requested memorials be made in lieu of flowers or other offerings to Knights of Columbus Council 6981, c/o Queen of Angels, 1326 Washington Road, Thomson, Georgia 30824 and/or Glascock County Concerned Citizens for Cancer, Post Office Box 116, Gibson, Georgia 30810. Viewing the body will take place at Sheppards Funeral Home in Gibson on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 7 - 9 p.m. and at Queen of Angels Parish in Thomson on Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 12: 30 - 1:30 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. at Queen of Angels Parish in Thomson. Interment will follow at the family's farm in Mitchell.

Web posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010

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