CATLIN - Howard C. Hall 97, lifelong area farmer, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 at Danville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was born June 22, 1919, in Catlin, to John E. and Martha Byerly Hall.
Howard served in the army, and returned home to farm.
Survivors include his first cousins, Les Hall, Katherine Schrope, Elma Mikel, and Alberta Cessna. Howard was preceded in death by his sister, Beulah May Hall and his soulmate of 60 years, Helen Walker Pate. Howard was active in several farming organizations. His greatest joy was found in working the land.
Funeral service: 11 a.m. Friday at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Pastor Curtis Flake to officiate. Visitation from 10am till service time on Friday at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Burial with full military honors provided by Catlin American Legion will follow alongside Helen at OakRidge Cemetery in Catlin.
On-line condolences at www.robisonchapel.com.
Published on  December 28, 2016