Woodrow S. Hill Jr age 79 of Hazen passed away Saturday, December 30, 2023, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Woody was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on May 24, 1944, to Woody and Clarene Hill. He graduated from Hazen High School and attended Ouachita Baptist College where he played football. He went on to attend pharmacy school at Northeast Louisiana University. Upon graduation he returned to Hazen and joined his dad as a pharmacist at Woody’s Pharmacy. He also worked at Harvest Foods Pharmacy in Forest City and Kroger Pharmacy in North Little Rock before retiring.
Woody married the love of his life on February 22, 1974. They were looking forward to celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Woody enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He and Cindy spent many summers with their family camping at Lake Ouachita and boating on the White River. He loved fishing and spent many days golfing after retirement. When grandchildren came along he fixed up the backyard with a pool and many days were spent swimming and playing with the grandkids.
Woody was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Tracey Hill.
He is survived by his loving wife Cindy Hill, son Andy Hill, daughter Nanette Belford (Scotty) of Hazen, and Candy Straus of Stuttgart. Nine grandchildren Parker (Brittany) Aycock, Taylor (Jordan) Taulton, Dakota (Ashleigh) Aycock, Maverick Aycock, Colton (Britni) Rutherford, Mary Grace Straus, Kit Straus, Austin Hill and Haley Long. Four great grandchildren Rhett Aycock, Lincoln Hill, Bo Rutherford and Knox Aycock. One brother Bobby (Julie) Hill of Conway.
Services will be Tuesday, January 2, 2023, at Calvary Baptist Church in Hazen. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 pm followed by the funeral at 2:00 pm.