Woodrow S. Hill Jr

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.

15 thoughts on “Woodrow S. Hill Jr”

  1. Cindy and family so sorry for the passing of Woody. He was always so nice to me. Prayers for comfort

  2. Pamela Del Giorno

    So very Sorry Cindy. You guys were always there on Sat. Nights at the 11/70 club where my parents had their business. When I was working as a nurse I made many calls to Woody. He also helped me figuring out meds for my special needs son, Tony. My prayers are there for you,
    Pam Del Giorno

  3. Woody was a very kind man and a great friend. My sympathies to Cindy and children. He will be greatly missed.

  4. Paula J Prislovsky

    So very sorry to hear the news of Woody’s passing. Prayers for all of your family during this difficult time.

  5. Cindy & family, I’m so sorry for your loss. May you all find comfort in knowing that Woody is now healed & with our Lord & Saviour! ❤️🙏🏻

  6. Durinda Gammill

    There are no words. It is impossible to know what to say when we lose a friend that we were as close to as we were to Woody. My heart breaks for Cindy, Andy, & the whole family, & I pray for God’s strength to help them through this most difficult time.


  7. Paula Drotar Coburn

    My Thoughts & Prayers 🙏 are with you Andy & your family. Your Dad was a remarkable man. He will be missed. ✝️🙏✝️

  8. This caught me off guard this morning and saddened me as well. I considered Woody a good friend. It was always a pleasure when our paths crossed. So sorry for your loss and asking prayers of comfort during this time of sadness. God Bless.

  9. Angie Greenwalt

    I’m so sorry to hear about Woody passing my thoughts and and prayers are with Cindy and all the family

  10. Cindy – so sorry I didn’t know until I opened my IPad just now. I have always considered you and Woody as good friends even when we seldom saw each other. It’s sad when the times we see each other is at funerals. Know that I’ll keep you and the family in my thoughts and prayers

  11. Cindy,
    Just saw this and am very sorry to hear this. I always enjoyed being around you and Woody. We had some good times. Praying for you during this very difficult time.

  12. farewell old friend just heard of your passing. spent many fun days working with you at harvest foods pharmacy in forrest city. you always kept us laughing!! may you find peace and eternal youth. we will all meet again

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