Benjamin S. Hall, 84, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Spring Arbor East after a period of declining health. A native of Aurora, NC, he lived in Jacksonville, FL prior to moving to Henderson County in 1978. He was a son of the late William and Girtha Mae Kirman Hall, and was also preceded in death by brothers, James and Rodney Hall, and sisters, Girtha Wyatt, Frances Skogman, and Clara Hall.
He was a Lt. Commander with the Navy, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam eras. Following retirement, he was a realtor with ERA in Hendersonville. He was a member of Sertoma and on the board of directors for Vocational Solutions (formerly SEACO). He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed fishing with his son, and loved spending vacations together with his family in his mountain cottage. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include his loving wife of sixty-three years, Frances Hall; a son, Darrel James Hall and his wife Sandy of Jacksonville, FL; two daughters, Pamela Ann Evors and her husband Ronnie of Jacksonville, FL, Cheryl Jean Hall of Asheville; two grandchildren, Timothy Evors, Eric Hall and his wife Beth; a brother, Marshall K. Hall and his wife Wilma of Pine Bluff, NC; a sister, Elsie Hall of Salt Lake City, UT; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Friday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Don Taws will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm prior to the service in the chapel. Military honors will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post #77, Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post #5206, and DAV Chapter 14.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
A guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time. Uncle Ben was a very special person to many. Take Care.
We have so many beautiful memories of spending time with Ben,, I can’t begin to write them all down. We were so blessed to have known him as he was a wonderful person. He is gone but never forgotten. Rest in peace uncle Ben.
TO FRAN AND FAMILY MEMORIES ARE
PRECIOUS AS WE HOLD THEM CLOSE TO OUR HEARTS.
BEN REST IN PEACE, UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN IN THE HEREAFTER.
All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ben was a wonderful servant of God. Many wonderful memories of him from our days in Hendersonville.
The Board and Staff of the Community Foundation of Henderson County wish to express deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ben Hall on the sad occasion of his recent passing.
Sorry to hear about Ben. I hope you and your family are ok. Our prays are with you.
Roy & family
To the Hall family :
We would like to express our sympathy at the passing of Your beloved Ben. We pray that in the days ahead you will find comfort in knowing that we can meet again.
Dear Pam, Ronnie and Tim,
I am very sorry for your loss. In reading your father’s obituary, he sounds like a remarkable gentleman.I will keep you in my prayers and look forward to giving you a hug when you come back. Much Love,
Terri & Bill
Fran, Cheryl and family,
Ed & I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Ben was always so kind to me at ERA and you both were go generous to invite us to your mountain cabin. That is one weekend we have never forgotten. Our prayers are with you. Anita & Ed Hosack