The City of Independence is mourning the “sudden” passing of Mayor Robert (Bob) Hill, they shared in a social media post.
Obituary News – Robert Hill Death : Robert (Bob) Hill, the mayor of Independence, Iowa, died unexpectedly. The cause of death has not been disclosed…click to read and leave tributes. https://t.co/qyErsXZ05f
— InsideEko.com (@InsidEkoMedia) April 23, 2022
It is with very heavy hearts that we share with the community of Independence, the sudden passing of our Mayor Robert (Bob) Hill. Bob served on the city council for over a decade before being elected Mayor and transitioning into that roll on January 1, 2022. Bob served on many boards and committees in our community and county over the years, in addition to being active with local civic organizations. Bob’s love of family as well as enthusiasm for, and commitment to the City of Independence will always be remembered.We’d like to extend our deepest sympathies to Bob’s wife, Audrey, their daughters, Beth, Erin, Laura, and their families.
Independence Mayor Robert Hill died suddenly, according to city officials.Hill began serving as mayor of the city on Jan. 1, after serving for more than a decade on the city council.“Bob’s love of family as well as enthusiasm for, and commitment to the City of Independence will always be remembered,” the city said in the Facebook post. “We’d like to extend our deepest sympathies to Bob’s wife, Audrey, their daughters, Beth, Erin, Laura, and their families.”The city did not provide a cause of death.
Robert Hill, Mayor of Independence, died suddenly, according to city officials.
Three days ago he was encouraging people to get vaccinated.
May he Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/zuWzDZq3Qy
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As we move back into some semblance of normal life activities, let’s not forget those who gave their lives helping others or those who lost their lives to COVID before vaccines became available. Don’t waste another life by ignoring COVID and not getting vaccinated.