AKRON Robert E. Hall, 95, passed away March 8, 2017. Mr. Hall was born on Jan. 15, 1922 to Opie and Myrtle Hall. Mr. Hall attended Buchtel High School.
During his senior year, he participated in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah. He spent five years in the U.S. Army (three of them in North Africa and Italy).
He worked at B.F. Goodrich for 45 ° years and for the Akron Board of Education for 14 years. He married Floriana Berdyck on Dec. 31, 1948.
The Halls' five children and spouses are Cindy (Larry) Odom, David (Jean) Hall, Robert (Janice) Hall, Marlene (Donald) Wyzynski and Joyce (Edward) Mitchell. The Halls have nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, with twins due in May. Mr. Hall's hobbies include smoking cigars, Bingo, reading multiple newspapers and socializing with residents and staff at National Church Residences.
Visitation was held at the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home on March 11, and a committal service was held the same day at Northlawn Memorial Gardens in Peninsula.
In lieu of other remembrances, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675. To view tribute video, send condolences or sign the guest book visit www.cliffordshoemaker.com.
(Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home & Crematory, 330-928-2147 CFNP 3-12-17)