Thomas (Tim) Hill died on July 20th, 2017 in Freeport after a long battle with cancer. A 1965 graduate of Colby, Tim received his commission in the U.S. Navy in 1968 and served for four years, including a deployment to Vietnam. After receiving his M.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, Tim commenced his memorable teaching career at Falmouth High School. In addition to teaching social studies, he coached soccer. In the early 1980s, Tim came to Yarmouth Junior High School. A gifted and innovative teacher, Tim was selected by his colleagues in 1987 as Yarmouth Teacher of the Year. After retiring in the mid-1990s, Tim worked as a trainer and sales representative at LL Bean.
Tim is survived by his wife Adora Clark Hill; his son Bruce ’89 and his wife Susan and their two children; son Chris ’92, a YHS teacher, and his wife Jennifer Bailow Hill ’92 and their two children; brother Bruce Hill of Pittsburgh; sister Margot Ball of Orleans, MA. A celebration of Tim’s life was held at the Greely Middle School on July 29, 2017.