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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 2:46 pm

Brett Alan Hill, 55, of rural Danville, Iowa, formerly of Burlington, Iowa, died Dec. 6, 2018, at Great River Hospice. 

Born April 1, 1963, in Burlington, he was the son of Robert and Bonnie (Goodwin) Hill. He married Cynthia McAllister on July 1, 2005 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Brett graduated from Burlington High School, and earned his automotive-diesel truck technology mechanic certification at Lincoln Technical Institute in Des Moines, Iowa. During high school he was employed with Hill’s Conoco station. He worked at Ruan as a diesel mechanic and in the maintenance department at the Walmart distribution center in Mt. Pleasant. Brett became a professional pressman while working for the Hawkeye newspaper. He was a member of the Graphic Communications International Union. 

Brett was a member of St. Luke United Church of Christ. As a youth, he was a member of the Scouts. He loved animals, and was a member of the National Wildlife Federation. Brett was the campaign chairman for the American Diabetes Association annual drive in his neighborhood. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying camping and hunting deer, squirrels, turkey, and mushrooms.  Brett enjoyed riding his Harley, and repairing and restoring cars with family and friends. Brett loved watching NASCAR, attending concerts, and helping others. His grandchildren all held a special place in his heart, and he was honored to act as grandfather to many other children.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia, a daughter, Ashley (Mark Stolze) Carr of Ankeny, Iowa; bonus daughter Barbara (Ellis) Codjoe of Ottumwa, Iowa; bonus son Anthony (Sara) Barrett of Plumas Lake, California; grandchildren Kirra, Eva, Aria, Jacob, Matthew, RieLynn, and Madison; his parents of Terlingua, Texas; sister, Katrina Harvey of Fargo, North Dakota; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and treasured friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; two brothers, David Troy and Clint Robert; and sister Dianne Kathleen.

The Celebration of Life service for Brett Hill will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Lunning Chapel. Rev. Deb Kinney will officiate. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Lunning Chapel. Cremation will be accorded after the service.

A memorial has been established in Brett’s memory.

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