Maurice Douglas Hill was born on July 14, 1951 in Mobile, Alabama. Maurice was the second child to the late Willie Lee Hill Sr., and Rennetta Isom Hill. Maurice leaves to cherish his memories one devoted son, Quashaun Hill (Patricia Hill, mother/devoted friend), beloved by three siblings, Dr. Willie L. Hill Jr., Darlene M. Hill, and Angelia D. Hill and two stepchildren, Edrice Reed, and the late Dr. Keflyn X. Reed. Maurice will be remembered by his nieces, Ashley M. Hill, Byron D. Hill, Angel Hill (Joziah and Simon) Jaylon Jackson, Jazzlyne Jackson, grandsons, Quashaun D. Hill II, Khamari D. Hill, devoted and caring friend Linda Smith and a host of other aunts and uncles (preceded in death), cousins, relatives, and friends. Maurice was a faithful member of the University Church of Christ church. He loved playing and writing music, working on computers (A tech guru) loved life, and loved his family. Maurice studied electronic engineering at Continental College, Birmingham, Al, and worked for General Electric (GE) as an Electronic Engineer for many years and technician for Sears. When Maurice was in high school, he won an engineering award from the University of Alabama for creating a hovercraft with his Williamson High School tech team and was offered a scholarship to the University of Alabama. He was also a top musician performing piano, keyboards and organ with the Full House band, and other top bands throughout the country. He co-wrote with his sister Darlene the Abby award winning commercial “Easy Rental Makes Life Easy” which aired Nationwide and co-wrote the Commonwealth National Bank Commercial which aired throughout the Southeast on radio and television. Maurice Hill will be remembered as a loving father, brother, uncle, and friend who cared for people, was always there when you needed him and will be forever cherish. His memory and legacy will live on.
His remains will lie in state from the University Church of Christ in Mobile, Saturday February 20,2021 from 10am until the 11am funeral service. Interment will follow in Gethsemane North Cemetery.
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