Robert Gene Hill, age 74, of Leitchfield, passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born March 9, 1945 in Wax, Kentucky the son of Owen and Clara Clemons Hill.

He is survived by his children, Larry Mercer, Paige McDaniel, Patty Rankin (David) and Robin Hill.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Mercer Hill, and daughter, Sandy Hill.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at the Watson and Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield, Kentucky. Visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 9 from 2-8 p.m. and will also be held from 9 a.m. until time of service on Saturday. Burial will be in the New Freedom Cemetery.