Phillip’s Life Reflections
Phillip R. Hill Sr. was born on July 2, 1965 in Kansas City, Kansas to Grozelia (Jean) Hill.
Phillip grew up in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City. in 1983. After high school he attended DeVry University in Kansas City, Missouri where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management and an Associate’s degree in Drafting Technology. He also received a certification in project management and received a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Phillip began working for BE Aerospace as an engineering manager where he worked for 20 plus years. He also worked at RMF Steel and Far UV Technologies in product development. He was Past Master of Olive Branch Lodge #74.
Phillip married Eleanor in 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. They were happily married for 11 years. Phillip was a member of Sheffield Family Life Center. He enjoyed raising his two children, Phillip Jr., and Shelbi. Cooking, grilling, catering, listening to jazz music, and volunteering.
Phillip R. Hill Sr., 55, passed away on January 23, 2021 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Shawnee, Kansas.
Phillip was preceded in death by his twin sister, Philicia K. Hill; his mother, Grozelia Jean Hill; and special brother/best friend Kevin Pennington.
Phillip is survived by spouse Eleanor Hill of Shawnee Kansas; son, Phillip R. Hill Jr. of Seattle, Washington; daughter, Shelbi Hill of Kansas City, Kansas; stepsons, Darnell Jones (Amanda) of Kansas City, Missouri; and Marquies Johnson of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Gwendolyn Hill of Kansas City, Kansas; brothers, Daryl Traylor of Kansas City, Kansas; Eddie Traylor (Ann) of Charlotte, North Carolina; Randy Traylor Sr. (Juana) of Worthington, Minnesota; Gary Hill (Beverly) of Beaveron, Oregon; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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