Robert "Bobby" Earl Hill of Raleigh, N.C. passed away at home on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, after a five-year battle with cancer. He was born on September 12, 1952, in Morehead City, N.C. to the late Daniel Edward Hill Sr. and Sara Frances Midgett Hill, and was raised in Swansboro, N.C.Until he was disabled, Bobby was employed by Quality Lightning Protection for 25 years. He was an avid golfer until he was no longer able to play. He enjoyed beach music, old Westerns, and UNC basketball. Last year, he learned to fly-fish with his brother and played Pinehurst No. 2 golf course, a dream fulfilled by Fill Your Bucket List Foundation. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 25 years, Louise Ellington Hill of Raleigh; brother, Daniel Edward Hill Jr. (Linda) of Jacksonville, N.C.; a step-daughter, Amy Ellington Schaller (Adrian) of Wake Forest, N.C., two step-grandsons Adam Schaller and Austin Schaller of Wake Forest, N.C.; sister-in-law, Betty Parson Ward (Tom) of Raleigh, N.C.A visitation will be held at Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, N.C. from 3 to 4 p.m. today, May 5, 2016, followed by a memorial service at 4 pm. A scattering of his ashes will take place at a later date.Appreciation is extended to his wonderful doctors, Dr. Daniel Mollin, Dr. Jeffrey Crane, and Dr. Stanley Wilkins for their compassionate care over the years, and to Transitions LifeCare of Wake County.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or Fill Your Bucket List Foundation, P.O. Box 806, Cary, NC 27512. Online condolences may be made to the family at Montlawn.com.