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Mr. Harry Michael "Mike" Dill

Obituary for Mr. Harry Michael "Mike" Dill

January 18, 1944 - May 12, 2022
Hopkinsville, Kentucky | Age 78


Mr. Harry Michael "Mike" Dill, age 78, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, formerly of Murray, Kentucky, died on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Brookdale Senior Living in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Mr. Dill was born January 18, 1944, in Gadsden, Alabama, to the late Harry Malone Dill and Hilda Ledford Dill. Mike received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Mississippi State University. He was an educator and coach, having started his career at Bolton High School and Millington High School in Shelby County, Tennessee in 1967. He was an assistant basketball coach at Mississippi State University from 1973 to 1978 and then was an assistant basketball coach at Murray State University from 1978 to 1987. He coached and taught driver education at Calloway County High School until his retirement in 2004. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Valentine Dill of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, they married on August 7, 1965, in Slayden, Mississippi; two sons, David Dill and wife Ashley of Nashville, Tennessee, and Chris Dill and wife Michelle of Hopkinsville, Kentucky; one sister, Dianne Drum of Greensboro, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Evanne Dill and fiancé Richard Galat of Denver, Colorado, Watson Dill, of Nashville, Tennessee, Connor Dill and Emma Dill, both of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Private burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday May 17, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
The family requests that expression of sympathy go to the Boys and Girls Club of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, 1600 Walnut St., Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240, or the Alumni and Associates of Calloway County, 337 Candlelite Drive, Almo, Kentucky 42020.
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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Calloway County Alumni Association
    337 Candlelite Dr.
    Almo, KY 42020
  • Boys and Girls Club Hopkinsville
    1600 Walnut St.
    Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Message from the Family

Thank you for your love and support during this difficult time.
The Family of Mike Dill

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J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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