Richard H. 'Dick' Hill-Class of 1948
Richard H. “Dick” Hill, 84, passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital in Hastings. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, August 25, at 10 a.m. at All Saints Chapel, Good Samaritan Village in Hastings with Pastor Dale Phillips officiating.
Dick Hill was a hillbilly singer from the Nebraska area. His career started with a program that aired at 6:30am over KBRL out of McCook, Nebraska in 1946. When he was done playing his guitar and spinning records on his show, he would pack up and attend McCook High School. While now retired, his career spanned nearly 50 years and he is one of the original members of the Nebraska Country Music Foundation's Country Music Hall of Fame