Alan Leigh Hill
Alan Hill, age 81, of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away Monday morning, November 9, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home.
Alan is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Shirley (Grover); along with two sons; Scott (Amy) and Greg (Jennifer), and two grandchildren, Garrett and Isabella, and many loving relatives.
Alan was born in Nebraska and attended Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. He was a pilot and flying instructor in his early years taking his first solo flight May 19,1958 in a J3 Piper Cub. Later he worked at State Farm until retirement. In his spare time, he enjoyed model train collecting and sharing them with his grandchildren. He was also an avid builder and flyer of RC airplanes and enjoyed flying them with his sons. Alan was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.
A private family graveside service and burial for Alan will be held at a later date at Robb Cemetery near Lexington, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers, memorials sent to the family for future designation.
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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Alan Leigh Hill
to the family of alan hill=i met alan a few years ago when i started attending the Lincoln Aviation luncheons. he was a faithful attendee and we last saw him at our august meeting. He had a lot of good stories=memories that he shared with us over the years.
He will be missed=he was one of the good guys!!
I’m very sorry to hear of the loss of Alan. Peace and comfort to all at this sad time. Sincerely, Carol Meyer
Shirley and Family,
Words can’t express how saddened I was, to read of your loss. What the two of you shared was truly something special. Alan was such a kind man with a gentle soul. His positive attitude and love for his family, radiated in our conversations.
During this time of sorrow, may the gentle presence of friends and the caring love of family, help to comfort you all. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together, as you celebrate a life well lived.
With sincere sympathy,
Amy T. HyVee
Shirley, I was so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing and will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
May God’s love surround you today and the days ahead.
With Sympathy, Jo Hubbard
Condolences to the family on behalf of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Alan was initiated in 1959.
Shirley and family. I was so sorry to hear about Allan. You are in my thoughts and prayers.