Raymond was born in War, West Virginia to Rufus and Mollie Hill in 1931. He was reared in Grundy, Virginia. Later he moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he had his conversion, under the Ministries of the Rev. F. F. Bosworth and the Rev. William. Branham. He relocated to Dallas, Texas where he became a member of the Oak Cliff Assemblies of God church under the leadership of Pastor H. C. Noah. He became a member of David Nunn Evangelistic Association, traveling extensively throughout the United States as Brother Nunn's platform associate. Raymond D. Hill married the former Betty Ashton of Leesburg, Virginia. Betty became the organist for the team. Raymond and Betty have six children and live in Houston, Texas. Raymond has pastored several churches and traveled throughout the United States in Evangelistic Ministry.