Robert B. “Bob” Hill

August 20, 1939 - February 13, 2021

Robert B. “Bob” Hill, age 81, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 13, 2021, with his beloved wife, Joanne, of 60 years by his side.

Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 20, 1939, he was a son of the late William H. Hill and Marjorie D. (Yearsley) Hill-Lancaster.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his brothers, William Hill and Andrew Lancaster. He is survived by his dear wife, Joanne Rullo Hill; sons, Robert B. Hill (Gail) of New Britain, CT and Jeffrey D. Hill (Kimberly) of Middletown; brothers, Donald Hill of Clifton Park, NY and Richard Hill (Patricia) of Bear; and grandchildren, Robert, Brian, Brett, Braden and Dylan.

Per Bob’s wishes, all services will be held privately.


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10 Condolences for Robert B. “Bob” Hill

  • We are deeply saddened by Bob’s passing. He was always a joy to be around.

  • Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. Bob was a great guy and will sorely be missed here at Springmill.
    Please know we are here for you.

  • Sorry to see Bob Pass I went to Salies with him also remember him in Delaware City

  • Our thoughts, prayers, and love are with you, Jeff, Kim, and Hill family all.

  • Bob , I already miss you like crazy . I’m glad we had a chance to talk recently . You were my favorite opponent on the pickleball court , and my favorite partner . And always , a gentleman.

    My love and condolences to Joann , and your sons and families .

    I know you’re already causing a ruckus up there .


  • So very sorry. Sending my condolences to you and your family.

  • Your father Bob sounds like a man of integrity humor and definitely love. I’m sure that he’s up there looking down at everyone wondering what the big fuss is but smiling ear to ear because he is so loved by many. God bless everyone in your family I know that we’re here in prayer and in person as friends to help in anyway we can.

  • Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. I’m so saddened by Mr. Bob’s passing. He was a great guy and a joy to be around.

  • Jeff and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you

  • Jeff I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Steve DiVirgilio