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James Wes Hill

April 14, 1980 ~ March 21, 2019 (age 38)



James Wes Hill, age 38, of Brooklet, GA,  passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his parents residence in Sylvania, GA. He was born April 14, 1980, in Richmond County, GA to James Juan and Gaye Miller Hill. He was an Engineer and a member of the Sylvania First United Methodist Church. Wes graduated from Screven County High School in 1998. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Georgia Southern University in 2005 and a Master of Science in Technical Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2011. Wes enjoyed the beach, spending time on the water, and loved his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Carroll Miller.

Survivors include his Parents:  James Juan and Gaye Miller Hill of Sylvania,  a Sister and Brother-in-law, Haley H. and Jason Brannen of Register, GA., his Paternal Grandparents, James and Annette Clifton Hill of Sylvania, his Maternal Grandmother, Mary Miller of Brooklet, GA.   One Nephew, and Several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive.

Visitation: Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Thompson Strickland Waters Funeral Home in Sylvania.

Graveside Services: Monday, March 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Mud Road, Brooklet, GA with Rev. Keith Hamilton officiating. 

Pallbearers: Jason Brannen, Brett Dickerson, Raymond Lamb, Patrick Lee, Justin Miller, Robbie Mock, Dell Parker, and Jeb Simons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Kenneth McElveen, 348 McElveen K. Road, Brooklet, GA 30415 or to a charity of your choice.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.  (912-564-2331)

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March 24, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home
107 Singleton Ave.
Sylvania, GA 30467

Graveside Service
March 25, 2019

11:00 AM
Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church
3434 Brooklet-Denmark Road
Brooklet, GA 30415

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