Burleigh Richard Hall, 88, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2009 at his home in Snowville. He was a retired sheet metal department supervisor from RAAP after 28 years of service. He was a well-known brick mason, as well as a gifted musician and a crafter of musical instruments.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years Alma O’Dell Hall; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard “Dell” and Gail Hall of Georgetown, Ohio, Kelly Duane and Charlotte Hall of Pulaski, Tommy and Jeanette Hall of Dublin, and Adrian and Tina Hall of Hiwassee; two daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Don Gridley of Max Meadows, and Maxine and Roger Lyons of Newbern; three sisters, Oneva Brown and Joretta Lawrence, both of Salem, and Gypsia Farmer of Pulaski; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 19, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Elder Don Singleton and Mr. Rudolph Shelburne officiating. Interment will follow in the Hall Family Cemetery in Pulaski County. Friends may call after 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home, with the family receiving friends from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 2840 Electric Road, Suite 106A, Roanoke, VA 24018 or the Carilion Hospice, 707 Randolph St., Suite 251, Radford, VA 24141 or the charity of your choice.
The Hall family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. (www.mullinsfuneralhome.com)