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1919 Deward 2015

Deward Hall

November 25, 1919 — November 6, 2015

Elder Deward Hall, Age 95 of Morehead, passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 in the Wesley Village in Wilmore, Kentucky after an extended illness.

Deward was born in Rowan County, Kentucky on November 25, 1919 to the late Charlie and Hettie Smith Hall. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years. Ula Kegley Hall. His brothers, Robert Elmo Hall, Charlie William Hall, Raymond Ollie Hall, Carl Randolph Hall, Stewart Hall and Ralph Waldo Hall. Sisters, Frances Landry, Blanche Hardin, Beatrice Kibler, Mabel Cox, Mary Glenna Siamis, Elizabeth Hammer and Rochelle Salvas.

He was of the Primitive Baptist Faith for nearly 60 years and was a member of the Little Perry Primitive Baptist Church where he had served as the Moderator.

A proud American and veteran, he served in the United States Army during WW II.

Deward was a big fan of the Universityof Kentucky Wildcats and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, reading, raising a garden, watching  western movies and setting down to a good meal of "vittles".

Survivors include two sons, Stewart Hall of Louisville and Randy (Sherre) Hall of Nicholasville, one daughter, Cathy (Bill) Edens of Louisville, one brother, Floyd Hall of Franktown, Virginia, sister-in-law, Mary Lou Hall of Mason, Ohio, four grandchildren, Amy Hall, Jason Hall, Sarah (Brett) Vickey and Seth (Adrienne) Edens, five great-grandchildren, Gavin Hall, Courtney Hall, Payton Grace Vickey, Elliott Walter Vickey and Oliver Blue Edens. Also, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home with Enois Hall,  Brian Caudill and Gary Story officiating.

Burial with full military rites by the Corbie Ellington American Legion Post No. 126 will follow in the Brown Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Stewart Hall, Randy Hall, Bill Edens, Jason Hall, Brett Vickey and Seth Edens.

Visitation at the funeral home is 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday.

The family wants to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Wesley Village in Wilmore for the excellent care and love that Deward and Ula received as residents there for over three years.

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