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Edward John Dill, Jr.

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Edward John Dill, Jr. (Johnny) age 78, passed away April 29, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas.  He was born April 11, 1945 in Harlingen, Texas to Joyce Faye and Edward John Dill, Sr.

Johnny graduated from Rio Hondo High School in 1963.  He was a Vietnam Veteran who served in the United States Air Force as an electronic warfare repairman working on B-52s.  After returning home, he attended college at Pan American in Edinburg where he obtained his teaching certificate.  He taught Piping Trades and VoTech in the Harlingen School District for 30+ years.

Johnny and his brother Danny built and raced cars.  He was a jack of all trades and, in his later years, he worked for Home Depot where he enjoyed being able to help and educate customers in his knowledge of the trades. He was an active member of Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church and the Fr. Paul of Graymoor Knights of Columbus.  Johnny was a quiet and patient man who often joked about being a “salt of the earth” kind of guy.  He loved fishing and spending time with his family.

Cherishing his memory is his loving wife of 47 years, Helen N. Dill; daughter, Jennifer Guillen (Alfonso); son, John D. Dill (Cheyenne); grandchildren, Kathryn, David, Madelyn, Jack, Luke; brother, Danny Albert Dill (Maria) and many other loving family and friends.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

A Rosary will be recited 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 11, 2023 with the Memorial Mass to begin at 11am. at Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church.(15415 Red Robin Rd. San Antonio 78255) Interment to follow at the Sacred Heart Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Johnny’s memory may be made to Knights of Columbus, Council #16730 c/o Phil Tait 4422 Black Walnut Woods, San Antonio, TX 78249.


Rosary: May 11, 2023 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church
15415 Red Robbin Rd.
San Antonio, TX.

Memorial Mass: May 11, 2023 11:00 am

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church
15415 Red Robbin Rd.
San Antonio, TX.

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  1. John, we are saddened by your passing.You are and will always be in out prayers. We will have a Brick on the ” Walk of Prayer” at the Graymoor Friary placed in your name. Yu will be remembered in perpetuity,in masses and Novenas worldwide.
    Phil & Anne Tait
    Past Grand Knight
    Fr. Paul of Graymoor
    Council 16730

  2. John was a gentle and kind man. He was a man of service to God
    and his fellow man. May he be rewarded and blessed in his heavenly
    home. May he rest in peace.
    Ray Garza
    Fr. Paul of Graymoor
    Council 16730

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