Eddie Donte Hill was born on February 5, 1977 in Wichita Falls, Texas to the late Eddie Barry and Diane Hill. He was raised in Wichita Falls and graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1994.
Kountry was athletic and enjoyed playing football in school. In 1989 he played football for the Vikings.
He was a proud daddy of his son, Jaydon Paul Gawin-Hill, a beautiful handsome image of his daddy. Kountry was a wonderful father and friend to many. He loved his family and friends and he would help them anyway he could. Eddie had a heart of Gold and loved living life.
He was preceded in death by his father; Eddie Lee Barry, Sr., his mother; Diane Hill, grandparents; Tommy (Bernice) Hill and Mary Jo Barry, two sisters; Jasmine Ratliff and Helen Fletcher.
Eddie is survived by his brothers; Rodney Hill, Germaine Hill, Eddie Barry, Norman Lee Barry and Antwan Williams, four sisters; Ashley Oliver, Stephanie Lee Barry, Jernikae Oliver and Angel Foster. Stepsisters and brother; Eric, Ebony, Miesha and Kourtlin McGee. Along with his sisters and brothers, Kountry is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and an outstanding amount of friends. He was loved and respected by many.
“I’m Home, Don’t Mourn for Me”
I am leaving you with a gift “peace of mind” and “heart”. This peace is a gift to the world cannot give, so don’t be troubled or afraid. I am going away, but we will meet again. Be happy for me, do not mourn, for I am with our father in heaven sitting next to him on his throne. I don’t have much time to talk to you, for our ruler approaches so as I have told you of my happenings I want you not to mourn, but believe this is my happiness. I will do as the father requires of me, so that the world will know that I love thy father and I am home.
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