USAF Lt. Col. (Ret.) James Tobin Hill and his wife Barbara Lynch Hill were married July 13, 1957, at the Co-Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, Georgia, with Msgr. Joseph Cassidy officiating. The groom, hometown Augusta, Ga., served 25 years in the military. The bride, hometown Canton, Ohio, is a former reporter and feature editor and current columnist for the Journal Scene. The Hills have lived in Summerville for 39 years.
The couple have four children and six grandchildren: Cathy (Todd) Mahon; David (Amy), Riley, Grace, Adam; James (Jimmy) T. Hill Jr.; Mary Clare (Mike) Gatch, Jimmy, Drew, Anna. The Hills are celebrating (“extra amenities” provided by their children) with a trip to a North Carolina mountain top inn.