Virgil Hall, 93

Virgil V. Hall, 93, Wabash, died at 12:23 p.m., Saturday, April 19 at his home.  He was born Jan. 14, 1921 in Wabash, to Roy and Bessie (Ditton) Hall.

Virgil married Ruth Whaley on May 20, 1940 in Wabash. He was a self-employed painter and owned and operated Virgil's Painting Service from 1965 until his retirement in 2003. He attended Colerain Holiness Church in Wabash. He enjoyed gardening, drawing, traveling and looking at scenery, eating at MCL Cafeteria, and especially spending time with his family.  Virgil was a true gentleman and always put his wife, Ruth, first. 

He is survived by wife, Ruth Hall, Wabash; five children, Virgil (Gladys M.) Hall, Carrollton, Texas, Herschel (Betty J.) Hall, Martha Stephen, and Charlotte Grogg all of Wabash, and Dennis (Mary) Hall, Anna, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, and six sisters.

Funeral services were held on will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Stuart officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Virgil may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Apr 22