Robert A. Hall, 86, of Andover, formerly of Peabody, Somerville and Lowell
He was married to Patricia (Haley) Hall with whom he would have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on June 19.
Born and raised in Stockbridge, MA on June 12, 1929, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Elizabeth Hall. A graduate of Williams High School Class of 1948. Bob also earned his Associate’s Degree from Berkshire Business School.
A veteran of the Korean War, he served in the US Army, attaining the rank of Corporal.
Bob worked as the Chief of Market News for the National Marine Fisheries Service of the US Government for 39 years, retiring in 1990.
Bob was a communicant of St. Augustine Church of Andover and St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody. He was a 3rd Degree Knight of Peabody Council 508 of the Knights of Columbus,. He was also a Board member of the Peabody Council on Aging and the North Shore Chapter of the National Association for Retired Federal Employees.
Besides his wife, Bob is survived by three children – son Brian and his wife Sherry of Fort Mill, SC, Larry Hall and his wife Michele Brown-Hall of Methuen, MA; a daughter Jane Carter and her husband James of Bedford, MA. Bob also leaves his six grandchildren, one great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son, Robert Hall of Peabody, who died in November 1978 and his siblings, Ernest, Kenneth, Douglas Hall, and Bernice Small.
Visiting hours Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. Funeral Monday at 9:00 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Rita’s Church 158 Mammoth Road, Lowell, MA. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery Lowell, MA. For those that wish Contributions may be made in his name to Peabody Council on Aging 75R Central Street, Peabody, MA 01960.ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.