Jay D. Hill, 78, of Orient, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Kobacker of Columbus.
He was born Nov. 14, 1938, in Columbus, the son of the late Louis E. and Bonita (Ehmann) Hill.
Jay was a retired electrician with American Electric Power. He was a member of Harrisburg United Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge #269 F & AM of Mt. Sterling. Most of all, he was an avid fan of his grandchildren and their sports.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Judy Hill; sons, Randy (Mary) Hill, Todd Hill and Tony (Barbara) Hill; and seven grandchildren, Chad, Jared, Kalyn, Logan, Adam, Jacob and Lauren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the Harrisburg United Methodist Church, 1160 High St., Harrisburg, with Rev. Robert Sholis officiating.
The family was served by the Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, Mt. Sterling. Visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal