Hal K. Hall passed away April 3rd at the Veterans Hospital in Amarillo, TX. After a long fight with growing old, he lost the struggle at the ripe old age of 89. The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 4:00PM-6:00PM at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:00AM at Resthaven North Cemetery Chapel with Roger Willis officiating. Hal was born April 15, 1925 to Halbert and Eula Hall in Olustee, OK. He grew up in Olustee, where he graduated High School and joined the Army. After serving in the Pacific and several bases in the U.S., he was released early from the Army as WWII ended. Using the GI Bill, Hal attended college and got his degree in Education. On November 13, 1948, he married Nelta Marrieda Nix. After teaching in Oklahoma for 5 years, Hal, Nelta, and four sons moved to Midland. He and Nelta had two more sons after moving to Midland. Hal continued to teach elementary school, Special Education and Phys Ed. until retirement in 1986. After retiring, Hal spent his time with children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Hal is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, his parents, three brothers, and three sisters. He is survived by his six sons, Ronald and wife Janet of Midland; Greg and wife Kathy of Grand Prairie; Dennis and wife Teena of Amarillo; David and wife Debra of Brady; Larry and wife Kimberly of Midland; and Gary of Midland; one brother, Clark and wife Vivian of Texas City; two sisters, Helen Brinkman of Webster, TX; Ellen Hankins of Altus, OK; and too many grand, great grand, and great great grandchildren to count. Memorials may be donated to Home Hospice, 901 W. Missouri Ave., Midland, TX, 79701. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Apr. 6, 2014