Billy Ray Hall, Sr.

June 20, 1944 - August 5, 2009
Billy Ray Hall, Sr.

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Billy Ray Hall, Sr., age 65, born June 20, 1944, passed away Wednesday August 5, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Billy was preceded in death by his father William Charles Hall, his mother Lillian Edell Benton Hall, sister Bonnie Hall and an infant daughter Rhonda Lynn Hall.

He is survived by his special friend Mary Pigott, a nephew raised as a son Elwood Dean Hall (Sherry) of Burgaw, daughters Wanda Hall Fowler (Tommy) of Winnabow, Sherry Ann Hall (Maggitty Ann) of Wilmington, sons Billy Ray Hall, Jr. (Karen) and Michael Eugene Hall (Lisa) of Wilmington, eight grandchildren Trent Hall (raised as a son), Shane Hall, Brandon Hall, Cobie Fowler, Hunter Fowler, Jason Hall, Katie Hall, Michael Hall, brother Charlie Hall (Pam) of Scotts Hill, sister Sophia Meckley (Ron) of Rocky Point and several nieces and nephews.

After serving time in the Navy, Billy worked construction until he retired in 2001. Billy enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending many hours in the woods.

Billy attended Federal Point Pentecostal Church in Wilmington where a funeral service will be 6:00 PM, Saturday, August 8, 2009. Reverand Leroy Evans will conduct the service. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until service time. After the service the family will be at the home of his daughter Sherry Hall 5700 Carolina Beach Road.

Billy was known by many and had more friends than you could imagine. He was loved by all and will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Memorial may be made to Federal Point Pentecostal Church 629 Piner Road Wilmington, NC 28409

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • August 06, 2009
    karen thornton says:
    God Bless. I wish all of you Love and Peace. Love Karen

  • August 06, 2009
    stephannie pigott says:
    I had the pleasure of meeting Billy Ray through my Aunt Mary. He was a very sweet and kind man and he will be missed by many. May God be with his family in their time of need. It was an honor to have known such a special person.

  • August 07, 2009
    Tommy Chilcote says:
    Please except my sinere condolences.God bless you and support you under your afflection. In the loss of your friend,your parter,father,grandfather in your time of sorrow

  • August 07, 2009
    sherry hall says:
    daddy i love and miss you so very much you was not just my daddy you was my rock, my bestfriend,and i dont know how to live without you,but i will keep my promise to you ,i love you so very much,

  • August 07, 2009
    Billy Ray Hall Jr says:
    Daddy left this world only to be in a better place.We will all miss you and we also know that you are better off than the rest of us.We will miss him but he will always be by our side.