James Perry Hill

August 29, 1937 - December 25, 2021

08/29/1937 - 12/25/2021


AHOSKIE, NC – James Perry Hill, age 84, of South Street, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at the Accordius Health at Creekside Care of Ahoskie, NC.

Mr. Hill was born on August 29, 1937 to the late James Thomas Hill and Hope Perry Hill in Ahoskie, NC. He graduated from Ahoskie High School, later attended Hargrave Military Academy and Chowan College. James was the owner /operator of Wholesale Tire of Ahoskie, later known as Colony Tire. He was a dedicated member of Ahoskie United Methodist Church and the past president of the Ahoskie Lion Club. James enjoyed golfing, fishing, snow skiing, hunting, skeet shooting, and building and flying model airplanes. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many that will be deeply missed.

James is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Brenda, daughter, Julie Hill of Nags Head, NC; granddaughter, Jessica Felton of Long Beach, NY; grandson, William James Felton of Wilmington, NC; two nephews, Richard Jernigan and wife Carla of Raleigh, NC, and Garrett Jernigan and wife Lynn of Petaluma, CA; and his special fur baby, Heidi.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the PAWS of Hertford County, PO Box 153, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855 or online by clicking here and Community Home Care and Hospice, 200 Green Street, #203, Williamston, NC, 27892 or online by clicking here

The family will plan a service at a later date.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Hill family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.


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Bart Riddick
2 years ago

Brenda and Julie,
I was so saddened to hear that Jimmy passed away. He was a good man and friend. Keeping y’all in my prayers.

Linda Blackburn
2 years ago

Brenda and family I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Jim. Hr was a good man and will be missed. My prayers to you and your family.

Robert (Bobby) Askew
2 years ago

Had the pleasure of working at Eddie Harrell’s in Ahoskie back in the 90’s. Thought a lot of Jimmy with us sharing some of same interests. Jimmy was a heck of a good man , friend. Saddens me to learn of his passing. RIP Jimmy.

John Ponder
2 years ago

So sorry to hear about Mr Hill. Praying for all of you.

David C Lassiter
2 years ago

Brenda, Julie, Jessica and family, I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was my very good friend. I will never forget the good times we had. Brenda, as you know, Jim and I spent a lot of time together flying or just hanging out. It is my prayer that our loving God will give you comfort at this time as only He can. Love and prayers from David and Mary Ann.