Marty Val Hill passed away peacefully on January 6, 2016 in Pleasant Grove, Utah under the care of his family and hospice at the end of his 9 year dance with cancer. He was born November 27, 1968 in Pocatello, Idaho and resided in Blackfoot, Idaho the son of the late Milford Austin Hill and late Esther Ellen Findlay.\n\nMarty loved the church, education, scouting, and having a hand in just about any organization that could stretch his mind, skills and talents. Marty served a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tokyo, Japan. He was enlisted in the Navy and Army National Guard then an officer in the Air Force. He attended Brigham Young University earning a Bachelor in Business Communications and Masters in Educational Administration.\n\nHis career outside of the military was as a professional speaker, working for the LDS Church and in various positions in education, lastly as a communications professor at Utah Valley University in the business school. Marty did not slow down after 'retiring' from UVU. He became heavily involved in community and national organizations such as BSA, NSA, WEN, SHRM, Utah State Pharmacy Board, and more. He created a concurrent enrollment program between UVU and SLCC with two high schools, helping many students reach their college goals.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Terry Ann Battaglia; sons Zaren Chase Hill and Alexander Leighton Hill; brothers Austin Bard Hill (Claudia) and Arch Kevin Hill (Angie); nieces Tara (Brian Boyd) and Marlee; nephews Cameron (Stephanie), Dmitri, Jaemen (Ashlyn), Bryghton, and Hamilton.\n\nFuneral services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the Grove Creek LDS Stake Center, 1176 N 730 E, Pleasant Grove, Utah where family and friends may attend a viewing from 11:30-12:45 pm. Interment to follow at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.