BROWDER, KY., Michael K. Hill, 61, of Browder went home to be with his Lord and Savior November 14, 2022. He was born on March 22, 1961 in Greenville. He was a member of Riverside Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a pianist. He also sang in the church band. Michael had a love of Southern Gospel Music. He played piano and sang baritone for the Barry Clardy Singers for several years during the 1980’s. Michael was a teacher for Muhlenberg County School District where he taught special education and driver education. Before teaching Michael worked in travel and tourism for several years as a tour manager/escort. He led tours in 55 countries on six continents. In 1991 and 1992 he took a hiatus from travel and worked for the Marriott Corporation in airline catering in Moscow, Russia. Michael had an adventurous spirit, and he had many great stories of those adventures. Michael’s first career was a barber. He went to barber school right after high school. He worked in shops in Greenville, Bowling Green, Lewisburg, Sarasota, Florida, and Las Vegas, Nevada. He owned shops in Lewisburg and Las Vegas. He was also a private pilot. Michael will be missed by all who knew him. He had a generous, kind nature. He loved his family, his church family, his friends, and his students.
He is survived by a son Daniel Bashin of Nevada City, CA., his parents Benny and June Knight Hill of Browder, a sister Teresa (Scott) Gardner of Browder, a brother John Paul Hill of Gainesville, GA., a nephew Tyler (Holly) Gardner of Owensboro, and a great niece Charlotte Gardner of Owensboro.
Visitation will be Saturday November 19, 2022 starting at 10:00 at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church followed by the funeral at 12:00 conducted by Brother Greg Brooks. Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.