Douglas F. Hill, 77, Vero Beach

Douglas F. Hill, 77, died June 10, 2010, at the VNA Hospice House.

He was born in Aurora, Ill., he lived in Vero Beach since 1988, coming from Akron, Ohio.

He served in the Army. He attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. receiving a B.A. in business. He attended The American Institute For Foreign Trade in Glendale, Ariz.

He worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company’s headquarters in Akron, with assignments overseas. He served as president of Goodyear Colombia, Goodyear Venezuela and Goodyear Mexico.

He retired in 1988 as executive vice president of Goodyear International Corp. He was a member of the Vero Beach Country Club.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Shirley M. Hill; sons Geoffry D. Hill and Mark W. Hill, both of Vero Beach; daughter, Monique Lucks of Fort Myers; five grandchildren; and brother, Alexander Alan Hill.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Hill.

Donations may be made to the Hospice House of Vero Beach. services: No services are planned. Condolences may be sent to

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