Joshua Arlie Hill

October 27, 2023
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Savannah- Joshua Arlie Hill, age 32, passed away on Friday (October 27, 2023) as a result of a motorcycle accident.

A Celebration of Joshua’s Life will be held at a later date.

Joshua was born April 8, 1991 in Hickory, North Carolina. He was a 2009 graduate of Marcus Whitman High School. Joshua drove truck for L.R. Martin Trucking. He loved trucking and riding his motorcycle. He was always tinkering with his “projects”.

Joshua was an “old soul”, with old-fashioned values and traditions. He enjoyed the “real” old country music. He enjoyed smoking tobacco in one of his pipes. He loved Cocker Spaniels, and his Springer Spaniel, Axel. Joshua loved tools, knives, guns and ammo, and was a member of the NRA. He was also a history buff.

Joshua is survived by his life-partner, Courtney Barrows; three children, Kaylee Ray Beth Hill, Greyson Maverick Barrows and Vivian Cynthia Barrows; and his parents, Darrin “Red” and Cindy “Mama” Hill.

He is also survived by three siblings, Darrin “Nick” (Zoe Ellis) Crane, Kylie (Zach Lyons) Hill and Justin (Sami Spofford) Hill; six nieces and nephews, Sadi, Wesley, Paisley, Riley, Donovan and Evangeline; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and his paternal grandmother, Shirley Hill.

Joshua was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Les Hill, and his maternal grandparents, Claude and Joan Carroll.

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Brittney Sage from Honeoye NY on Nov. 3, 2023

My love and condolences go out to the Hill family, all of Josh’s friends and his kids. He was a great guy. He will be missed. Fly high Tator!!

Connie Blood from Canandaigua, New York on Nov. 3, 2023

Cindy and family, I am so sorry to hear of your son's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Cindy Champlin from Palmyra, NY on Nov. 3, 2023

Dear Cindy & family- This is the saddest news! Way too young, so much life to live. Words cannot express how very sad I am for all of you. May God wrap His arms around all of you.

Kim Rouland from Clifton Springs, New York on Nov. 3, 2023

Thinking of Josh’s family during this very difficult time. So sorry for your loss.

Beth & Gary Burgert from Middlesex, NY on Nov. 4, 2023

We are so sorry for your family’s’ loss. I always loved Josh’s big grin. Sending hugs and prayers.

Michelle Magallanes from Clyde NY on Nov. 4, 2023

So sorry for your Loss Red and Cindy and family. It was an honor to get to know Josh Hill and Courtney. We had some good times with Josh he was an amazing person and he could make anyone laugh. Myiah and Josh would push each others buttons but they would laugh and carry on like brother and sister. Courtney and Josh would share there beautiful family with Stu and me and his children. Breaks my heart this happened to amazing guy. Josh you will be missed in our family. RIP Josh.

Kayleigh Hight from Middlesex NY on Nov. 4, 2023

Cindy, Red, and Family,

I am so incredibly sorry for your loss of Josh. This is truly tragic, and my heart aches for you all.
I pray that in time you can find peace and comfort in your memories.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

With sympathy,


Jim Kreager from Waterloo NY on Nov. 5, 2023

My condolences to all. He is a Good Man, and will be missed.

Mary J Barra from CANANDAIGUA on Nov. 5, 2023

So sorry for your loss. Such a young age. Prayers to the family

Bruce Wagner from Shortsville NY on Nov. 5, 2023

Thoughts and prayers. Josh wrestled for me in high school. Was a great leader for the young kids on the team. Always represented himself and team with pride. A fine young man who will be missed.

Patricia Eddinger from Geneva, NY on Nov. 7, 2023

Dear Hill Family,
Randy and I are sending our sincere prayers for you all as you deal with this difficult time.
We remember Josh so fondly, with his quick grin during all those Christmas Eve plays. We can’t imagine your heartache. Our thoughts are with you.

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