Charles E. Hill, 77, died on Saturday (Sept. 29, 2012) at his Newton residence.?He was born on Oct. 29, 1934, in Kanopolis to Adam and Anna (Shiroky) Hill. He was the former owner/operator of Hills convenience store on East First in Newton.?Charlie enjoyed General Motors cars and racing. He has a special?fondness for Corvettes. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his many friends and loving family.?Charles is survived by his brothers, Adam, Dean and Perry Hill, all of Newton; brother, Marvin Hill of Hillsboro; sisters, Wilma Loewen of Wichita, and Loretta Holub of Marion.?He was preceded in death by his parents.?Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012) at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Home, and the family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Graveside committal will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.?Memorials are suggested to Caring Hands Humane Society, in care of Petersen Funeral Home.