Charles Robert “Bob” Hall, 83, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 5:07 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18th, 2018 while in the company of family members, at McPherson Hospital.
He was born in McPherson on Oct. 5, 1934, a son of Emma Marie (Hall) Hall.
He attended Roosevelt grade school, McPherson Junior High, and graduated from McPherson High School, McPherson, Kansas in 1953.
He then attended Stevenson Auto Mechanic School in Kansas City, Mo.
He was a member of Crossroads Assembly of God McPherson.
He worked for Ben Robinson Auto as a new car set up mechanic, was a correctional officer for the Kansas Correction Center in Hutchinson, and retired as a truck driver for Groendyke Transport, Kansas Transport, and Tinoa Trucking.
After retirement he worked as a dishwasher for McPherson College and The Cedars Health Care both of McPherson.
Charles Robert Hall was married to Etta Imogene McGann in 1956 and was divorced in 1961. o this marriage three children were born, Chris Rodney, Vanessa Robin and Marrisa Dawn.
He was united in marriage to Judith I. Mitzelfelt on Oct. 19, 1961 at Raton, New Mexico. To this union, Charles was blessed with three more children, Debra Ann, Brinda Lynn, and Charles Randall. Judith died on August 28, 2015.
He is survived by his children: Chris Rodney McFadden and wife, Debra, of Marion; Robin Abbott, of Hillsboro, Texas; Marissa Sockwell and husband, Bill, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Debra Taylor, of McPherson; and Brinda George and her significant other Scott Peterson, of McPherson; his half-sisters, Linda Chilson, of McPherson, and Lodene Cooper, of Houston, Texas; his 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his mom, Emma Marie Hall-Shawly; his grandparents Rose and Jesper Hall; his son, Charles Randall Hall; his wife, Judith Hall; and his granddaughter, Breanna Lynn George.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 23, 2018 at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson.
Funeral service will be at at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 24th Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson with Pastor Terry Turner officiating.
Burial will take place at the McPherson Cemetery McPherson.