Oct 12, 2007 No Comments
Our great friend and Warrior went West at 5:00 Thrusday afternoon. We wish him a safe flight and smooth landing.Blue skies .
Tex Hill’s health has been on the decline for a long while. He has been in and out of the hospital the past six weeks or so with his last visit a week ago when he suffered a painful fall in the early hours of the morning. The fall caused a severe back/spinal injury that can only be relieved with strong medication. He slept most of the time but woke up one morning and stated that he would like to have
Several friends were notified and arrived that afternoon to visit with the great man and which also may be a final farewell. And there were surprises. John Agather has a fine voice and presented his version of the Mills Brothers and Frank Sinatra which Tex seemed to enjoy very much. Another old time friend played a guitar and Tex joined in by playing a harmonica. His doctor called to see if he was still with us. And when he found out what was going on he rush over to join the party. Mrs Hill was rather upset about the whole event but told me that it was Tex’s party and she was happy after the fact and especially that Tex survived the ordeal. He did rally for a short time and held my hand for a few minutes but was in no shape to visit.