John Hill retired from GMC in Flint Michigan after 30 years of service and moved to Saint Petersburg, FL. He married Val in her hometown of Great Yarmouth. John and Val have three children The eldest boy us a Master Gunnery Sgt. with 25 years service in the USMC. They have a daughter living with her army retired husband in South Carolina and the youngest son lives in Michigan. They are blessed with five grandchildren ages 7 to 20.
EMAIL FROM JOHN HILL ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17TH 2002
"Charles, On behalf of my wife and myself we would like to thank you, for a great reunion, also your wife for allowing you to be on the computer so many hours,getting this together, and Tanya for getting our rooms and tickets. We enjoyed meeting everyone, and the expeariences was something else, also the Gala will stay with us the rest of our lives. Something that will be with us is how Branson Mo. loves us vets. Yes I agree with you Branson is the place for reunions for vets.This was our third time in Branston. I was Involved with the Dad's of Vets and Val and I did a lot of traveling as I was a State officer and National and Dist. And held every office in our post. We were connect with the VFW. But never as good getoghter as we had with the Grovers. Thank you, John and Valerie Hill - Grover 1955Feb. till 1958Feb"