Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 26, 2014 10:51 am EDT


CENTERBURG — Roger L. Hall, 70, of Hall Road, Centerburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 23, 1943, in Centerburg, to the late Herman and Naomi (Butler) Hall. Roger grew up on the Hall family farm and subsequently became a farmer himself. During high school he was active in Future Farmers of America taking leadership in the organization and receiving the State Farmer Award. After a brief time of studying at the Ohio State University in agriculture, Roger spent several years farming the land he loved. He acquired a Real Estate license and a license to inspect homes. In his later years, he worked as a home builder and until recently, at Lowe’s in Mount Vernon.

Roger was baptized Nov. 9, 1952, and was a member of the East Porter Advent Christian Church where he took leadership as a deacon and trustee. He was a member of Delaware Moose Lodge. He was a Hilliar Township trustee serving until the time of his death. Roger loved nature and the out-of-doors, spending time with his sons and grandsons hunting.

Roger is survived by his wife, Joanne, whom he married Nov. 21, 1980; and two sons, Roger L. (Tiffany) Hall and Rick Wood of Centerburg. Three grandchildren grieve his loss, Dalton Hall of Centerburg, and Taylor and Erin Looney of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; as well as, two brothers, Alston (Joyce) Hall and Stanley (Sue) Hall of Centerburg; a maternal aunt, Thelma White of Pataskala; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be missed by two special friends, Ray Wright of Centerburg and Dennis (CO) Satterfield of Sunbury.

Besides his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa (Chris) Moreland.

The family will observe a private burial. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Roger L. Hall.

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