Richard Hall, age 71, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Mission Hospital Memorial Campus in Asheville. Richard was born on April 12, 1949 in Yancey County to the late Eugene Hall and Nellie Grindstaff Hall. Richard was a business owner and took great pride in his dump truck. He stayed in drive all the time, always looking for work to be done. Richard was known for being on his own time and for being a jokester. He enjoyed drag racing, fishing, and camping with his family. He is preceded in death by his son, Richard Eugene Hall, and two brothers, Morris Ray Hall and Ronnie Lee Hall.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sylvia Hall; two daughters, Tracy Jamison and husband Mike, and Dana Hall, both of Marion; a brother, Jerry Dean Hall and wife Polly of Newton; a sister, Darla Johnson and husband Rick of Hickory; four grandchildren, Sarah Beth Cannon, Joey, Brian, and Adam Lunsford; and two great grandchildren, Jaxon and Kamdin Lunsford.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Ken Burleson officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the funeral from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Westmoreland.
Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
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