August 31, 2021, 62, Goldsboro –
Jackie Ray Hill, 62, was welcomed into his heavenly home with the words “Well done good and faithful servant”, on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Born in Lenoir County on March 4, 1959, he was the son of Mavis Carter Hill and the late Willie Ray Hill.
Jackie was the minister of Central Baptist Church in Goldsboro, where he served for 26 years as pastor. For a number of years, Jackie worked for Pepsi in Kinston, and then became a salesman for Little Debbie, where he worked for 30 years. Those who knew Jackie knew he had a love for muscle cars, but especially Camaros. Often times, Jackie could be seen cruising down the road in one of his restored Camaros with a big, infectious smile on his face. Jackie also enjoyed the North Carolina Tar Heels, especially during basketball season. Bleeding Carolina Blue, he was a faithful and loyal fan.
Jackie will forever be remembered as a family man. He was always his happiest when he was with his family. Jackie was a perfect example of what a husband and father should be. His love for his family and his love for his Savior were a testament to how Jackie lived his life. His walk with the Lord was evident in his everyday life.
A service to celebrate Jackie’s life will be held on Saturday, September 4th, 2021 at 7 P.M. at Central Baptist Church, located at 611 W Grantham St, Goldsboro, NC 27530, beside the highway patrol station, with Pastor Virgil Whaley and Pastor Randy Smith presiding. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 6 PM until 7 PM, at the church. Burial will be held at John Green Smith Cemetery, located at 715 John Green Smith Road in Kinston, NC, on Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 3 PM.
In addition to his mother, Jackie is survived by his wife, Susan Hill; children, Amie Hill, Alyssa Hill, and Aaron Hill. Jackie is also survived by a sister, Wanda Hettle.
Arrangements are by Seymour Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com