May 11, 2016 at 2:18 pm EDT | by Lou Chibbaro Jr.
Memorial service set for Vicki Voxx
Vicki Voxx, gay news, Washington Blade

Vincent Hill, who performed under the stage name Vicki Voxx, died May 1 of cancer.

The family of Vincent Hill, the longtime D.C. drag performer who used the stage name Vicki Voxx, announced that a “Going Home Celebration” of Hill’s life would be held Saturday, May 14, at Augustana Lutheran Church at 2100 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.

The announcement says a viewing would be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the service set to begin at 1 p.m.

Hill died May 1 at the age of 53 from complications associated with cancer. In addition to his popular drag performances at D.C. gay clubs since the 1980s, Hill was known as a highly regarded wig and makeup artist at the Arena Stage Theater since 2010.

The announcement says donations in Hill’s name could be sent to the Washington Regional Transplant Community, 7619 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, Va. 22003.

Lou Chibbaro Jr. has reported on the LGBT civil rights movement and the LGBT community for more than 30 years, beginning as a freelance writer and later as a staff reporter and currently as Senior News Reporter for the Washington Blade. He has chronicled LGBT-related developments as they have touched on a wide range of social, religious, and governmental institutions, including the White House, Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, the military, local and national law enforcement agencies and the Catholic Church. Chibbaro has reported on LGBT issues and LGBT participation in local and national elections since 1976. He has covered the AIDS epidemic since it first surfaced in the early 1980s. Follow Lou

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