Charles E. Hall

Charles E. Hall, 80, of Gillespie, passed away at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 at 9:40 pm.

He was born Aug. 16, 1940, in St. Louis, Mo to Gilbert Hall and Ruth (Sadler) Hall.

He married Karen J. (Martin) Eaves Hall on Oct. 16, 1999 in St. Charles, Mo.

He was retired after having been a school bus driver in Troy, Mo.

He is survived by his wife; children, Paula R. (Robert) Bradbury of Woodson Terrace, Mo, Kelli J. (Steven) Ello of St. Peters, Mo, David (Lori) Wilkes of Pensacola, Fla, Michelle (William) Bertetto of Benld; grandchildren, Curtis, Carolyn, Shelbi, Clayton, Justin, Savannah, Samuel, Trinity, Elizabeth, William III, Joseph, Michael; great grandchild, Emma; brother, James G. (Pam) Hall of Hot Springs Village, Ark., and a sister, Sharon Burleson of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia McNicholas and brother in law, Claude Burleson.

Visitation and funeral mass wereheld on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at SS Simon & Jude Church in Gillespie with Father Michael Haag officiating.

Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, was in charge of the arrangements.