Franklin L. Hill

| November 30, 2021

Franklin L. Hill, 81 of Coshocton died Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Lafayette.

Frank was born to Frank and Nannie Hill in Wellston, Ohio. He graduated from Wellston High School where he excelled as a three-sport athlete and was later inducted into the Wellston High School Athletic Hall of Fame. He was an avid softball player and then developed a love and obsession for golf. Frank attended Roscoe United Methodist Church.  He worked 43 years for the AEP system, starting in Columbus and then transferring to the Conesville Power Plant. After retirement, he was a faithful member of his McDonald’s coffee club where he met with a group of friends to solve many world problems.

Frank is survived by his wife, Lynn, and children, Natalie Hill, Kimberly (David) Clark, Michele (Jim) Woodrum, Frank (Jill) Hill, Adam Hill (Justin Stewart) and Jeff Hill (Kim Lahna). He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will remember Grandpa as the maker of a special Christmas ornament each year. Frank is survived by brothers, Larry (Carol) Hill of Cambridge and Marion (Donna) Hill of Wellston, as well as sister-in-law, Leslie (Jeff) Cramblett and brother-in-law, Tim (Kay) Olinger. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Paul May, Wilmont May, Harrison May, Cloyce May, Datha Pinkus, Betty Hayburn, Gene Hill, Virginia Specht, and Damon Hill.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Prairie Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Bob Mitchell officiating. Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Coshocton County Animal Shelter and HATA in recognition of Frank’s love for his fur buddies, Rowdy, Rookie and Rally (21755 Township Road 164, Coshocton, Ohio 43812), or to The Coshocton County Park District, 23253 OH 83, Coshocton, Ohio 43812, in honor of the many, many dog walks and softball seasons at Lake Park.

An online memorial can be viewed at


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