MEMPHIS - Russell J. Hill, 19, of Memphis, died unexpectedly as a result of a car accident on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 in Port Huron, Mich.
He was born on April 24, 1993, in Iron Mountain. Russ graduated from Memphis High School in 2012, where he played football and was a wrestler. Russ was a very lovable person; his smile lit up the room, and was the life of everyone's party. Lately Russ got to enjoy a Charter fishing trip with his father, Patrick and brother, Kasey on Lake Michigan.
He will be greatly missed by many friends and family.
Russ is survived by his parents, Rachel and Pat Siegle of Norway and Daniel Neumann of Felch; siblings, Santana, Daniel, Jorden and Kasey; grandparents, Helen Siegle of Norway, Jerry (Paula Geru) Hill of Trenary and Marvin and Virginia Neumann of Felch; very special aunt, Tammy Syck of Memphis; girlfriend, Allissa Kraft and her parents, Wendy and John Kraft; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Isaiah 54:10 - Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed," says the LORD, who has compassion on you.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Memphis High School in Memphis.
Family will greet friends on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be held at the Norway Township Cemetery.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Russell's name and sent to: N1554 S. Circle Drive, Norway, Mich. 49870
Condolences may be express to the family of Russell at ortmanfuneralhome.com
Arrangements were made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.