Robert  Hall
Robert Hall

August 14, 1931 - July 9, 2018
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Robert Jerome Hall, 86, of Des Moines, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Robert was born August 14, 1931, son of William Dale and Martha Belle (Walters) Hall. He received his education in Des Moines where he attended East High and later graduated from Des Moines Technical School. He continued his education at Kingsway Cathedral in Des Moines where he obtained a Masters Degree in Theology.
Robert enlisted in the United States Army where he served in Korea before returning to Des Moines following his discharge. On June 29, 1957, he married Peggy Ruth in Johnston, IA and they made their home on the east side of Des Moines all their married life. He was employed for over 55 years as a pressman for the Des Moines Register and Tribune until his retirement.
He was a 61 year member of Grace Wesleyan (Radiant Church) where he taught Sunday School, served on various boards and committees, janitor, interim Pastor and always a faithful servant.
Robert enjoyed playing ping pong, shooting marbles, pitching horseshoes, but especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Melvin and Russell Hall.
Robert is survived by his wife Peggy of 61 years, sons David (Karen) Hall of Des Moines, Daniel (Karen) Hall of Fishers, IN, Jeffrey (Sherrie) Hall of Des Moines, a daughter Lisa Ferrari of Des Moines, brothers; Dale “Roy” Hall, Norman Hall, Richard (Harriett) Hall, Charles (Judy) Hall and Gerald (Carol) Hall, a sister, Betty (Rodger) Rice, and sister-in-law Sarah Hall all of Des Moines, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to St. Croix Hospice, Boy Scout Troop #99 or Radiant Church.


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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, July 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, July 13, 2018
2:00 PM
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3601 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, July 13, 2018