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CHARLES T. HALL
Charles T. Hall, 96, of Quincy passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday (May 17, 2019) at the Illinois Veteran's Home.
Born May 26, 1922 in Coles County, Illinois, Charles was the son of Palmer and Minnie F. Prince Hall. He married Luetta "Lavoie" Ackelson on December 24, 1949 in Charleston, IL. She survives.
He was a member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, Quincy American Legion Post No. 37 and the Quincy Chapter of Disabled American Veterans. He was also a member of the N.E.A. and I.E.A. and the retired teacher's association. He enjoyed traveling, reading and playing cards especially Pinochle. Charles had proudly served his country in the Navy during World War II and had the privilege to take the Great River Honor Flight in 2012.
He received his Bachelor's and Masters degree from Eastern Illinois University and was employed as a teacher and Principal for 19 years in the Liberty School District until his retirement in 1982. He had also taught in the Coatsburg and Payson Schools.
Survivors include his wife Luetta of Quincy; one daughter Connie Runge (Jim) of Denver, CO; two sons Charles E. Hall of Quincy and Curtis Hall (Irina) of Marietta, GA; four grandchildren Victoria Ealy (Nate), Roderick Hall, Beatrice EHall and Scarlett Hall; a brother James F. Hall (Carolyn) of Charleston, IL and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Louis Hall.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning 10:30 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Matthew Hunt officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the US Navy Funeral Honors Detail and the Payson VFW Post No. 2061 at the Funeral Home. Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 and Friday morning until the time of services at the Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Great River Honor Flight or to Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ.