Steven Matthew “Mountain Man” Hill

Jerseyville | Tuesday, February 7 2023 |

Steven Matthew “Mountain Man” Hill, 61, died at 2:21 a.m., Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Hallmark Healthcare of Carlinville.

He was born on December 22, 1961, in Jerseyville, the son of Robert and Karen Sue (Shanks) Hill.

Steven grew up in Grafton and later enlisted with the United States Army, serving our country honorably.

He was employed with Ford Motor Company at their plants in Saint Louis, Kansas City, and ultimately Louisville, Kentucky, where he retired as a Forklift Operator in 2020, after 20 years of service. 

He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, and traveling on his motorcycle as often as he could.

His family was very important to him, and he treasured every moment he could share with them all, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are his parents, Bob and Sue Hill of Grafton; five children, Tim Hill of Jerseyville, Ashley (Don) Farley of Springfield, April Hill of Springfield, Katie Hill and her companion, Tony Baze of Jerseyville and Keith (Charlotte) Hill of Radcliff, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Tailer, Lexi, Levi, Madilyn, Bryon, Nathan and Everett; a sister, Rhonda DeSherlia of Jerseyville; as well as a brother and sister-in-law, Randolph “Rudy” and Marie Hill of Jerseyville.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Randolph Burl, and Josephine Hill; his maternal grandparents, Robert and Velma Shanks; and a brother-in-law, Charlie DeSherlia.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of funeral services at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. 

Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

For those desiring, memorials may be given to American Diabetes Association, in the care of the funeral home.

Memories may be shared with the family by visiting

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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