Howard 'John' Hill

Howard "John" Hill

Sep 7, 1951 - Oct 25, 2011
John Hill, 60, of Riverton died Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A viewing will be held Tuesday, November 1, 2011 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery.

Howard John Hill was born Friday, September 7, 1951 in Riverton to Howard Poe and Violet May (Johnson) Hill. John grew up with his step dad, Benny Iturrian on the “Mitten Ranch” on the Sweetwater where he helped herd sheep.

The family recalled when John rode his horse to Riverton from the family ranch at the age of 12 years old to be in town for the 4th of July.

John attended C.W.C. and received his A.S. Degree in Business Management.

On May 24, 1969 he married Maryann June Keele in Riverton.

His family said he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, playing cribbage, watching the news and especially enjoyed time with his grandchildren and family. One of his favorite activities was riding into Shoshone Lake on four-wheelers and fishing.

He worked for Parker Drilling and Nucor for several years. He also enjoyed helping his kids delivering newspapers daily.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Maryann; son, Jason and (Shawna) Hill of Casper; daughters, Cattrina and (Cody) Davis of Pavillion, Becky and (Levi) Hill of Riverton, Shawna Hill and companion Shawn Stinson of Riverton, and Lisa Hill and companion Jase Wright of Kaycee; 7 grandchildren, Bryland, Kylarae, Tapaynga, Michael, Cora, Darin, and Jacob; brother, George Hill of Casper; step brothers, Ben and (Roseann) Iturrian of Georgia, Leon Iturrian; step sisters, Grace and (Ed) Becker of Golden Valley, Arizona and Benita Anglen of Lander; Brother-in-laws, Ellis Keele, Larry and (Dixie) Keele, Dan and (Sherrie) Keele, Raymond and (Scheryl) Keele, John and (Tina) Keele, and Ralph Stokes; sister-in-laws, Bonnie Isenhart and Susan Brunner.

Preceded in death by his parents; step dad; and sister, Grace Stokes.

Memorial donations may be made to Tough Enough Cancer Fund in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501

On-line condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com.

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.