WWII Veteran Speaks for Exchange Club

By: Candace Barnette Email
By: Candace Barnette Email

Members of the Exchange Club had a treat today, when a World War II veteran spoke at their luncheon meeting.

Robert Earl Hill, Sr, was born in 1920 on a farm in Noxubee County. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1941 and spent four years on active duty. Hill talked to the group about his personal experiences during the war. He says he doesn't usually do any public speaking, but today he joked that the pay was too good to pass up.

"I never talked to nobody about it much, just one on one, but you know they pay so good on this speaking, I decided I'd try speaking," he teased.

Hill founded McDonald & Hill, Inc., in 1955. And the company now employs two third generation members. The Exchange Club says they were thrilled to have Hill at their meeting.


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