First Posted: 11/12/2009
HIGH POINT Mr. Kenlock Ken Nelson Hill, 71, resident of 2025 Briarcliff Drive, High Point, died Nov. 12, 2009, at High Point Regional Hospital. Mr. Hill was born Sept. 16, 1938, in Davidson County, a son to Lester F. and Sara Kathleen Myers Hill, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. A resident of this area all his life, he was a member of Welch United Methodist Church and was a retired manager of High Point Bowling Lanes. On Dec. 9, 1961, he married the former Frances Gerry VonCannon, who survives of the residence. Also surviving are a son, Philip Hill and wife Candace of Trinity; a daughter, Kathy Southern and husband James of Thomasville; a brother, Lester F. Hill Jr. and wife Bette of Greensboro; three grandchildren, Amanda Thomas of High Point, Cristen Thomas of Thomasville and Taylor Hill of Trinity; five great-grandchildren, Kayla, Harley, Kaylee, Kaitlyn and Kylie; and Holly, his greyhound dog. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of the Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point with the Rev. Dwight Cartner and the Rev. Frank Jarvis officiating. Interment with military honors will follow the service in Forest Hill Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Memorials may be directed to Greyhound Friends of North Carolina Inc., 2908-A Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge NC 27310. Online condolences may be made through www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point.