Vernon D. "Bud" Hall (1927 - 2011)

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INDEPENDENCE - Vernon D. "Bud" Hall, 84, of Independence, died on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at home in Independence.
He was born on April 9, 1927, in Independence, the son of Evan Lorraine and Gladys Marie (Hall) Hall. He attended school in Independence. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy. On April 26, 1947, he and Margaret Lucille Cornwell were married in Independence.
Mr. Hall was a construction superintendent for Hoffman Brothers Construction. Later he was the City of Independence Building Inspector and then, the Director of Public Works. He retired in 1989. In 1974 he and his wife purchased the Rush Park Mobile Home Park. Mr. Hall attended the Grace Evangelical Church in Independence. He was a member of the Sheehan-Tidball American Legion Post 30 and the Bechter-Boies V.F.W. Post 2440. He was formerly the troop leader of Boy Scout Troop 47. Mr. Hall enjoyed woodworking and attending his children's and grandchildren's events.
Mr. Hall is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lucille, two daughters, Margaret "Peg" Weber of Weki Wachee, Fla., and Cindy (Michael) Dunn of Cedar Rapids, one son, Timothy (Sheila) Hall of Dubuque, seven grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Pauline Bellmer of Oelwein, and Linda (Ed) Short of Sioux Falls, S.D., and one brother, "Skip" (Marsha) Hall of Guttenberg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Vernon "Buddy" Hall, Jr., three brothers, Donald Hall, Evan Hall, Jr., and Burton Hall, and two sisters, Norma Jean Mullin, and Arladean Maherry.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence.
Memorial funds have been established for Cedar Valley Hospice and Grace Evangelical Church.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 14 to Oct. 21, 2011
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