OBITUARY

Raymond Curtis Hall

December 18, 1924November 23, 2013

Raymond Curtis Hall, 88, of Stones Dairy Rd., Martinsville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 23, 2013. He died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hall was born in Patrick County, December 18, 1924 to George and Mollie Ruth Pendleton Hall. He served in the Army during WW II in the European Theater, 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry, Company C where he received the Bronze Star along with other medals. His children refer to him as “Our Hero”. He retired from Hooker Furniture after 44 years of service and was a member of Valley Drive Baptist Church. His passion was serving and providing for others. He loved telling his war stories and had a great sense of humor. He also loved reminiscing with his friends from Hooker Furniture. His hobbies included wood working and traveling around the country.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Elizabeth; four sisters, Dovie Hall, Ethel Greer, Lera Mae Chaney and Daisy McAlexander; three brothers, Arthur, Charlie and Edgar Hall; half-brother, Frank Hall and father and mother-in-law, Claude and Ethel Hall.

Surviving are two daughters, Janet Montgomery and husband, Jason, Carolyn Jarrett and husband, Mark, all of Martinsville; one son, Richard C. Hall of Martinsville, a half-sister, Everine Chaney of Stuart; two grandchildren, Joseph Wyatt and Jennifer Paitsel; one great-grandchild, Kaden Paitsel; a special friend Virginia Turner and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville with the Rev. Bobby Rakes officiating. Interment will follow in the Hall Family Cemetery with military honors by the Martinsville-Henry County Veterans Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at McKee-Stone Funeral Home and other times at his home.

The family would like to give special thanks to his caregivers, Glenda Howell, Bernice Millner, Pam and Chris Hanson for their care and devotion to their father. To express condolences on line, please visit www.collinsmckeestonemartinsville.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, November 26, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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Raymond Curtis Hall

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November 27, 2013

Carolyn, Joseph & Family. We offer our condolences to you at the passing of your dear father and grandfather. Mr. Hall was a kind, humble gentleman. He left you a great legacy of his character to influence you. May God comfort you at this time. Take care.

Your friends Tim & Debbie Love & Family

Gary Hall

November 26, 2013

What a perfect picture of uncle Curtis. I can never remember him not smiling! When we visited him in Virginia or he visited us in Georgia he always told me interesting stories of our family in Virginia. Keeping me in mind, he would always end up wanting to talk about the Atlanta Braves. I never new if he was a big fan or was just doing it for me, but I do know I was a fan of his. I will always cherish the memories of visiting with uncle Curtis. He was a great American and a wonderful uncle and I will miss him very much. Love, Gary.

Will Hundley

November 25, 2013

Mr Hall was a great guy. Loved to smile and laugh. I don't know if there was ever a kinder soul. He use to visit me when I worked at the Toyota dealership often and tell me stories of the war, his family and his job. It was always a pleasure to see him wearing his smile. Just a super great guy. A real reminder of how people should be. No doubt the gates of heaven were opened wide to welcome him home. May his soul rest in peace.

June Billman

November 25, 2013

Janet, Carolyn, and Richard, I was so sorry to hear about your dad. You are all in my prayers. June

FROM THE FAMILY