M.D. HillName: M.D. Hill
Date of Death: March 1, 2014
Age at death: 70
M.D. Hill, (Butch/Coach “B”), 70, Bradenton, Florida died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis, father of Greg of Sarasota, FL and Scott of Evansville, IN; brother to Jessie Carl, Joyce Henry and Olive Sandefur all of Kentucky. He was born in Ohio County on November 9th to J. Carl and Winnie (Pete Tatum) Hill. Butch was an avid lover, participant and mentor of tennis and basketball. He followed his dreams by attending Murray State University and playing for the Racers 1961-66. He attained a B.S./M.S. in education, worked as a tennis/basketball coach and retired as an elementary school principal.
Other interests were real estate and riding his Harley. Butch organized the first tennis complex at the Henderson C.H.S., and expanded the Junior Development City Tennis Program, which mentors and introduces tennis to the children of Henderson. He was a certified USPTA, Level 1 tennis pro and member of the El Conquistador Racquet Club where he spent many “Happy Times” with his wonderful friends. Butch was a faithful member of the West Bradenton Baptist Church and a Christian mentor for the children’s A.W.A.N.A.S. If you wish to make a donation in Butch’s memory please consider the West Bradenton Baptist Church Children/Youth ministries.
A ''Celebration of Life,'' is on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM at West Bradenton Baptist Church, 1305 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209 and on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 2PM at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home 629 South Green Street, Henderson, KY. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207 in charge of arrangements. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.