HILL, REVEREND CHARLES R., JR. - retired pastor of the Rome Church of the Nazarene, passed away Sunday morning, February 8, 2015 in a local health care center. A native of Knoxville, TN Reverend Hill was born March 3, 1937 son of the late Charles R. Hill, Sr. and Dorothy Tillman Hill. He was ordained to the ministry and moved to Rome in 1983 to pastor the Rome Church of the Nazarene for 15 years. Reverend Hill was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving for 24 years before retiring as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. He was a "hands on" dad and a pioneer of the "Pay it forward" movement. He enjoyed woodcarving, painting, travel, and was very involved with his grandchildren. Reverend Hill was preceded in death by his wife Jo Ann Hill March 4, 2011 and a son David Ross Hill in 1963. Survivors include two daughters and sons in law Jennifer (Todd) Gilleland and Tina (Scott) Tadsen of Clarkesville, TN; two sons Darrell and Michael Hill, both of Birmingham, AL; brother Larry Hill of Knoxville, TN; seven grandchildren Michael (Morgan) Gaither, Bryan Gaither, Ashley Tadsen, Taylor Gilleland, Michael Hill, David Hill, and Haley Hawkins. A great granddaughter Gwendolyn Bradley Gaither and several nieces and nephews also survive -