C. Rex Hill, 70, of Woodstock, NY, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his wife and children.

C. Rex Hill, 70, of Woodstock, NY, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his wife and children.

Born in Bath, NY, he was the son of the late Charles & Virginia Hill (nee Fox). He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1969 and worked for IBM Poughkeepsie / Kingston as a computer programmer for 36 years. 

Rex is survived by his wife of 40 years, Melanie (Schwartz) Hill, their children, Kae Besterman, Nikki Rosola and Evan Hill, their spouses, Matthew Besterman, Michael Rosola and Jordan Janota, a bonus daughter, Emily Trotter-Bodie and her spouse, David Bodie, Rex’s sister, Cynthia Elmer of Prattsburg, NY and 9 grandchildren, Celia, Jack, Will, Cole, Luc, Charlie, Anabelle, Ella and Oliver. In addition he is survived by two nephews, Michael & Brian Schwartz, and a large and extended family.

A Funeral Service was held at the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Rabbi Yael Romer, from Congregation Emanuel and  Cantor Devorah Gartner of Congregation Ahavath Israel.

Interment followed in Montrepose Cemetery.