Robert Eugene “Bob” Hall, age 86, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Monday, June 03, 2019, at Medicalodge of Ft. Scott. He was born on March 16, 1933, in Devon, KS, the son of Walter Roy and Bertha Marie Walker Hall. Bob served in the Army as a Sgt. in Korea. Following his service, he married Betty Lou Deer of Mapleton, KS. To this union, they were blessed with five children. They later divorced. Before his disability, Bob worked as a self-employed carpenter and painter. In his earlier years, he enjoyed fishing, noodling with his boys, pool tournaments, playing cards with family and friends, and having drinks at “the office” (aka the 5th Wheel). He loved his children and grandchildren very much and will be deeply missed by them all. Before his passing, Bob allowed God into his life and gave himself, his kids and grandkids the greatest gift ever.
Survivors include two sons, LeRoy Hall, spouse (Kelly) and, Ft. Scott, and David Hall, Mapleton, KS; two daughters, Janet Hall, and Cheryl (Hall) O’Brien, both of Ft. Scott; 14 grandchildren, Robbie Hall (Lisa), Jerried Hall, Trey Hall, Jeremy Hall, Casey Hall (Joni), Jennifer Hall, Bobbi Miller, Jimmy Swink, Levi Rodebush (Tamera), Ryan Swink, Brandon Swink, Brent Kober (Laura), Shane Kober (Amanda), and Taylor Hall (Greg); and numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Steven Hall; a granddaughter, Lacey Page; a grandson, Butch Hall; a brother, Dorwin Hall; and his parents.
Rev. Marty DeWitt will conduct funeral services at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 8th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Integrity Hospice and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.