John Walter Hall

July 19, 1944 - January 1, 2024
John Walter Hall

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John Walter Hall, Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, 79 of Wilmington passed away at his home on January 1, 2024.

John was born on July 19, 1944 in Baltimore, MD and was the son of the late Louise E. Hall and Regina G. Hall. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Eileen Feeney, brothers, James Hall and Edward Hall.

He was a proud veteran of the US Marine Corps serving for six years and was a Sergeant in the Vietnam War. After serving his country he went to work with AT & T Corporation for 32 years and worked as a Law Enforcement Officer for 10 years.

John is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Lainer Hall, two sons, John Walter Hall II (Megan) of Avondale, AZ and William Edward Hall, (Jodie) of Wilmington, NC, a daughter, Ann Marie Evans (Ethan) of Chesapeake, VA. He is also survived by Gordon Lee Basden, Jr. (April) of Seven Springs, NC, Travis Neil Basden, (Sheila) of Pink Hill, NC, Merrell Elwood Thigpen, (Dolly) of Leland, NC, his fifteen grandchildren, Aaliyah, Addison, Avery, Alez, Kellan, Camden, Stephanie, Nicole, MacKenzie, Makayla, Jackson, Katelyn, Kristen, Brandy and Randy were such a joy to his life.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 7, 2024 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. A Funeral service will be conducted Monday, January 8, 2024 at 2:00 pm at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. A graveside service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 12:00 noon at Coastal Carolina Sate Veterans Cemetery at 110 Montford Landing Road, Jacksonville, NC with Military Honors by the US Marine Corps and escorted  by the Patriot Guard Riders SEMPER-FI

In lieu of flowers may be made to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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  • January 07, 2024
    Stephen J Hall lit a candle:
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  • January 05, 2024
    Mr. & Mrs. Avery H. Younts says:
    Avery and I extend our sincere sympathy to the family of John. He was a proud patriot.

  • January 04, 2024
    Nancy Applewhite says:
    Deepest sympathy

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