Jonathan James Hill

Jonathan James Hill, age 72, of Gowen, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2023 with his family at his side under the care of Promedica Hospice. He was born February 25, 1951, in Lansing, the son of Richard B. and Doris L. (Hershiser) Hill. He was an electrical / building inspector as well as owner of F & J Construction. He loved the great outdoors hunting and fishing. While he currently attended Calvary Baptist Church of Greenville he was previously an Elder at First Baptist Church of Eaton Rapids.

Jonathan is survived by his wife, Frances; sons, Matthew (Debra) Hill of Greenville and Joshua (Julia) Hill of Eaton Rapids; 15 grandchildren: Haven Grace Hill, Ella Jo Hill, Caleb Michael Hill, Mikayla Ann Hill, Rebekah Jane Hill, Huntur Jaye Hill, Nicole Hosannah Brownell, Meghan (Eric) Anderson, Chance Christian Brownell, Isabelle (Tyler) Woods, Hannah Grace Brownell, Cassandra Hope Brownell, Levi Paul Brownell, Sophia Joy Brownell and Hannah (Trevor) Woollard; one great grandson, Karter Wayne Woods; brother, Thomas (Diane) Hill; sister-in-law, Joy Hill; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Doris Hill; and siblings, David and Robert Hill.
A memorial was held July 29, 2023, at Calvary Baptist Church in Greenville with visitation at 10 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions can be made in Jonathan’s name to Camp Barakel, 1798 Shear Lake Road, Fairview, MI 48621.

Arrangements are by the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville, with complete obituary online at where you can leave a message of condolence for the family.