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Richard "Rick" Charles Hill

October 7, 1944 ~ September 25, 2020 (age 75)


Richard Charles Hill, 75, affectionately known as "Rick" and "2 Kool" passed away Sept. 25, 2020. A lifetime Puebloan he was born Oct. 7, 1944 to James and Mildred (Smith) Hill who precede him in death.

Rick retired from the Colorado State Hospital. In retirement he worked with Pueblo School District # 60 in athletics. His voice is well known for announcing the baseball games at Runyon Field. Rick was the definition of "Kool". He had charisma and style like no other, and a music affectionado . Many knew him for his beautiful classic cars that he would roll through the streets of Pueblo in, turning heads.

Rick leaves to cherish his memory; his children, "Rick" Wade R. Hill (Debi), Jameson G.P. Hill (Richard), Jason G. Hill (Jodi), Nicole A. (Hill) White, Camara R.E.X. Garcia (Desiree); siblings, Jacqueline Hill, Howard Hill, and Donald Hill; 8 grandchildren, 1 great- grandchild; girlfriend, Sandra Archuleta; numerous other relatives and friends; and many young Pueblo athletes who played to his voice who will miss him dearly. 

The family would like to express a special thanks to those family and friends, especially Rick's lifelong friend, Joe Wilson, who shared their love and time with this special and unique man. Wake with family present Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 from 10 am to Noon at Angelus Chapel. Mask required. 


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October 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Angelus Chapel
1102 E. Evans Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81004

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