Garvie L. Hill
April 06, 1948 - June 13, 2020
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7.
On Saturday June 13, 2020, Garvie L. Hill passed away peacefully.
Garvie was affectionally called "Big Papa" by his family. Garvie was one of nine children born to the late Ollie Hill Sr and Willie Mae Hill. He was preceded in death by five brothers; James, Marshall, Robert, Ollie Jr, Willie, and their only sister Margaret.
Garvie graduated from Bogalusa High School and attended Grambling State University. Garvie worked for the International Paper Mill.
He was a member of UFCW Northern California Food and Drug Union. Garvie was a butcher for over 30 years. When he retired he came back home to take care of his sister.
Left to morn his memory is his wife of 50 years, Mrs Thelma Hill; their daughters; Andrea (Denise) and Ashanti(Shun); his grandchildren; Marc Diante (Little Papa), Mynisheisha(Missy), Myissha(Buttons), Shanise and the youngest, Dewayne. two brothers; Roy(Jewel) and Charles(Joan) all of Bogalusa,LA; two brother-in-laws; James Jr (Gail) and David and one sister-in-law Dorothy (I.V.) all of Louisiana, as well as a host of nieces , nephews and other relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Dilliard University Lawless Chapel, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70426.
Cook Richmond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.