Bobby L. Hall
Bobby L. Hall, 66, of Woodlawn, died with his family by his side at 1:26 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2019, at his residence in Woodlawn.
He was born on Nov. 15, 1952, in Mount Vernon, the son of Don and Ima Jewell Piercy Hall.
He married Cheryl O’Daniell on Oct. 14, 1972, and they were blessed with 47 years of marriage.
In addition to his parents and wife, he is survived by his children, Bryan Hall and wife Alicia of Woodlawn and Tracy Ritter and husband Aaron of Fenton, Mo.; grandchildren Blair Upchurch and husband Shawn of Summersville, Ethan Hall of Camp Pendleton, Calif., Cade Ritter of Fenton, Mo., and Kendal Ritter of Fenton, Mo.; a great-grandson, Alex Upchurch of Summersville; a brother, David Hall and wife Debbie of Pevely, Mo.; a sister, Carla Huskey of Woodlawn; and several nieces and nephews.
He graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
Mr. Hall worked for the Illinois Agriculture Association as a Farm Bureau manager, serving several counties, including Lawrence, Pulaski, Alexander, Union and Jackson.
After retirement in 2010, he moved back to Jefferson County. He was a current member of Casner Township Board, the Odd Fellows Cemetery Board and the NRA.
Mr. Hall was very active at Park Avenue Baptist Church. He enjoyed firearms and outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping, and hunting with family and friends. He instilled this passion in his children and grandchildren.
Mr. Hall enjoyed many things but his greatest joy in life was his family.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, with the Rev. Merle Fullerton and the Rev. Mitch Flesch officiating.
Interment was in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery in Woodlawn. Memorials can be made to the Odd Fellows Cemetery.