Mitch Hall

May 3, 1941July 1, 2018

Edgar Mitchell “Mitch” Hall, 77 of Southport, passed away on July 1, 2018.

Mr. Hall was born May 3, 1941 to the late Ernie Alderson Hall and Emma Lois Bagley Hall. He proudly served his country and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He later retired after a distinguished career with IBM. Mitch loved his family. He enjoyed dancing and beach music. He was an avid golfer and fisherman; Mitch also worked in the pro shop at Oak Island Golf Course for many years.

Survivors include his wife Jean Gilbert Smith Hall; a son Gavin Hall and wife Angie; a stepson James Kenney and wife Nicole; a stepdaughter Jennifer Kenney Spencer and husband Walter; four grandchildren, Lindsey, Ethan, Alex, and Ressie; and two nephews, Scott Talley and Matthew Talley. Mr. Hall was preceded in death by a brother Bobby Gene Hall and a sister Susan Hall Talley.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Ocean View United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.

In Mr. Hall’s memory, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Boys & Girls Home, Lake Waccamaw, NC, 400 Flemington Drive, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and to the other home healthcare givers that provided excellent care to Mr. Hall.

Online condolences may be made at

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.


  • Visitation Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Tracy Skehan

July 17, 2018

I hate hear of Mitch's passing. He was such a wonderful person. Enjoyed so many good times at the golf club. RIP my friend.

Charles Jolly

July 11, 2018

Sorry to see old friends go! My condolences to Mitch's family

Connie Reisher

July 6, 2018

Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Mitch shared many loving years together and I hope those memories will be of comfort to you.

Jo Anderson

July 3, 2018

Mitch was a bright, funny, passionate man. His passion didn't always match mine except when it came to his love and care for my friend Jean. We loved their trip to our home in Dunedin and the good fun and fellowship we enjoyed. We will miss you Mitch