Charles "Danny" Hall, 74, of Somerset, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born on September 12, 1948, in Somerset; son of the late Charles Victor and Mary Mageline Hall; grandson of the late Carson and Hester Dalton. His father-in-law and mother-in-law were the late Ivan and Leaetta (Jones) Baugh.
He was united in marriage to Vicki (Baugh) Hall, who survives. A marriage lasting 53 years. He was Blessed with 2 children, Melissa Anne & (Dana) Patrick of Trenton, OH, and Philip Charles & (Jayetta) Hall of Eubank, KY. Grandchildren are Dalton Wayne Patrick, who is serving in the Navy in the state of Washington, soon to be deployed for 6 months, Victoria “Tori” Rose Patrick, and Jonathan James Patrick, both of Trenton, OH, and Bryson & Noah Hall of Eubank, KY, and a granddaughter, the late Whitney Renee Patrick.
Danny's siblings are, Shirley & (Gary) Wesley of Science Hill, Kathy “Kay” Stringer of Eubank, Judy Hammond & (the late Gale Hammond) of Science Hill, Kevin & (Patti) Hall of Newnan, GA, Ronnie & (Linda) Hall of London, KY, and Roger & (Mary) Hall of Science Hill, KY. Sister-in-law, Shirley Spears & (the late James G Spears) of Cinti. Brother-in-law, Ricky & (Kay) Baugh of Eubank, KY. An aunt, Helen Hall of Science Hill, KY. He was Blessed with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Danny was a kind man that loved the Lord. He was an active member of the Buncombe Baptist Church of Eubank since 1966, serving as one of their Deacons. He was an active member of the Gideons International, serving since 1995. He was the Somerset North Camp Gideon Card Chairman for many years. As part of the Gideons International, Danny and Vicki attended many International Conventions in Nashville, TN, Chicago, IL, Charlotte, NC Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA, Louisville, KY, and Kansas City, KS. He also attended various International State Conventions in Lexington, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Northern Kentucky, and Louisville, KY. He was a Kentucky Colonel. He participated in the Young at Heart Program at First Baptist Church, enjoying the trips and adventures. Fun times were had by the games with June Waters, our organizer. Danny also enjoyed playing Rook with several different friends.
In his military career, he served with the United States Army, receiving the rank of E4. His basic training was at Fort Knox, KY and his AIT training was at Fort Polk, LA. He served his country proudly in Vietnam, receiving the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Marksman (M-14 Rifle), and the Sharpshooter (M16-Rifle). He was in Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC prior to his discharge, recovering from wounds received in Vietnam. Years later, he took great joy to be part of the Honor Flight to Washington, DC to tour the Vietnam Wall and other sights in the DC area.
He was employed by Winn-Dixie for 37 1/2 years, serving as co-manager.
Danny and Vicki loved to travel. Some of those travels included 2 trips to the Holy Land, Italy, an Alaskan Cruise, Family Vacation on a Disney Cruise, Disney World, Gospel Cruise to Hawaii, Singing at Sea Gospel Cruise to the Bahamas, 2 other trips to Hawaii, and numerous trips to Florida, Myrtle Beach, California, and the Grand Canyon. Danny enjoyed attending the Lake Cumberland Area Development District with Director Brian McGaha. In years past, Danny and Vicki traveled with the Macedonian Missionary Services to help construct buildings for Baptist Churches in Las Vegas, NV, Fresno, CA, and Arkansas.
He was a member of Senior Friends with Arlene Mofield at Lake Cumberland Medical Hospital and Silver Sneakers with Jenny White at Rocky Hollow. Life-long friends include Barbara & Linton Hubble, Sandy & Gene Burton, Rhonda & Don Bloomer, and Debbie & Pat Wilson.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ronnie Hall, Kevin Hall, Matt Stringer, Dalton Patrick, Jake Spears, Robert, Richard, Rodney, Tyler, and Andrew Baugh.
Honorary pallbearers are Bryson & Noah Hall and Jonathan Patrick.
The family has requested expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to The Gideons International.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Daulton officiating.
Burial will be in the Mill Springs National Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris and Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com