Wilbert Hill was born September 29, 1941 to Sylvester Hill and Lucy (Caldwell) Hill in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He departed this life Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the age of 78.
As a child he accepted Jesus Christ and was baptized by the late Rev. John Dixie of Pilgrim Baptist Church; where he was a member for many years. After Returning to Fort Wayne he joined Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and has been a member there for over 20 years. He graduated from Central High School.
Wilbert fathered a son, Edward who passed away at an early age. Wilbert was very devoted to his family and has cared for all his nieces and nephews for over 60 years. He loved all family events, and always attended every function. He enjoyed going to bingo and playing cards. He just simply loved the company of friends and family. Being especially close to his two sisters; Willa L. Campbell and Annie B. Johnson.
Left to cherish Wilbert's memory, siblings; Annie B. Johnson and Jerry Lee Hill Jr., both of Fort Wayne, IN; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
He was proceeded in death by his parents: Sylvester and Lucy Hill, brothers: Sylvester Hill, Jr., Cornelius Hill, Kenneth Hill, Edward Hill, Charles Hill, Ricky Hill; sisters, Annie Hill and Willa Campbell..
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