Robert Donald Hill

Robert Donald Hill of Sleepy Hollow and PIlot KNob, NY formerly of Irvington, NY, died peacefully on august 22, 2017 at Kendal-on-Hudson, Sleepy Hollow, NY from complications following a fall.


Born in the Bronx, NY on April 23, 1928, he was the son of the late Robert Edwards Hill and Evelyn (Robertson) Hill.


Bob married Virginia Hayes in 1951 and following her death in 2004, he married Marilyn Eager in 2005.


Bob is survived by his three devoted daughters, Cynthia (Pierce) Archer of Villanova, PA; Susan Cody of Bronxville, NY and Elizabeth Hill (Ethan Kende) of Bedford Hills, NY; 6 loving grandchildren, Catherine and Emily Archer, Gwendolyn and Allyson Cody and Jacob and Noah Kende and 2 step children, Tom Eager and Mary Cline. We miss you dad!


Growing up in Riverdale, NY, he was educated at The Barnard School for Boys (1945) and then Dartmouth College (1949). From 1952 to 1954 Bob served on active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve as an officer (LTJG) aboard the U.S.S. Parle (DE 708) Following his naval  service, Bob joined his father's real estate firm, Robert E. Hill, Inc. in Riverdale, NY. At the time of his retirement in 1991, he was president of the firm.


He was a member of the Real Estate Board of the Bronx, Peter Minuit Post #1247 of the American Legion (of which he was Commander from 1969-1970), and the St. Andrew's Society of the State of New York.  He was a member of the Ardsley Country Club in Irvington, NY and the Glens Falls Country Club of Glens Falls, NY.  He was also a member of the Ardsley Curling Club in Irvington, NY for many years, serving on it's board as director, treasurer, president, and editor of the CLub's newsletter, Duck Soup.


Bob enjoyed curling, sailing, reading, skiing, oysters, back ribs, singing, waterskiing, and spending time with family at West Gilgo Beach, Lake George and Chaumont, NY.


A memorial service will be held at a later date.     Donations may be made to The Lake George Association, P O Box 408, Lake George, NY 12845 in Bob's memory.

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