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Alvie J. Hill, 95, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at home with his family by his side. Mr. Hill was born on March 17, 1923, in Sycamore, Ohio to the late Harley E. and Della S. (Rose) Hill. He graduated from McCutchenville, Ohio High School. Alvie served his country honorably with the Unites States 8th Army Air Corp., San Antonio, TX as an instructor on heavy equipment from March 22, 1943 to March 2, 1946. On April 19, 1947, he married Thelma I. Marsh at Simpson United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne. Alvie worked at U.S. Rubber Co. over 12 years, Tolkheim Corp., and then worked for International Harvester Co., for 24 years, retiring in August 31, 1983. Alvie was also a member of the UAW 57. He was a member of the Forest Park United Methodist Church, serving on the board of trustees, membership care and pastoral relations. He was referred to as "Project Alvie" for his love of woodwork, residential painting, and gardening. Surviving are his wife, daughter, Judith (Sam) Calvin of Sun Prairie, WI; sons, Gary J. Hill of Austin, TX, Dennis (Tami) Hill of Villa Rica, GA, and Kent A. Hill of New Haven, IN.7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Glenn E. (Mary Alice) Hill of Franklin, NC, and sister-in-law, Mary Louise Hill of Delaware, OH. Alvie was preceded in death by his parents, Harley E. and Della S. Hill; granddaughter, Sage Elizabeth Hill; brothers, Kenneth M., Russel, Keith D., and Alton D. Hill; and sister, Ardis M. Hill. Special acknowledgement to dear friend and caregiver, Donna Sefton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park, 1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:00am with calling one-hour prior from 10:00 to 11:00am at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park. Entombment will take place at Highland Park Cemetery. Officiating the service will be Chaplin Kris McPherson. Memorial donations may be directed to Heartland Hospice. To sign the online guest book, visit www.domccombandsons.com.