In Memory of William Claude (Bill) Hall
The Lord called William Claude (Bill) Hall home on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the age of 80.
Bill was born February 3, 1937, to C. L. and Ruth (Miller) hall in Hartshorne, Oklahoma.
Bill's family moved to California in 1948. He graduated from Antioch (CA) High School in 1956 where he was an outstanding football player and track star. The family returned to Wilburton in 1958 where he lived until his death. Bill married Betty Ratcliff on October 17, 1959, and they recently celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.
Bill served his country in the U S Army for eight years from 1955 to 1963 as a supply sergeant. Bill was an active member of Center Point Baptist Church of Wilburton and served as song leader for over 42 years. He also taught Sunday School and was a Deacon.
Bill worked as Parts Manager for the Miller-Hall Ford Company before becoming a State Farm Insurance Agent in 1965. After 50 years as a State Farm agent, he retired in December of 2015. He was enjoying his retirement. He was an avid fisherman and had learned to play the guitar. Bill also enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Bill is survived by:
His loving wife of 58 years, Betty, of the home.
Son/Wife: David & Deena Hall, of Colleyville, Texas.
Daughter/Husband: Wendy & David Bevil, of Rowlett, Texas.
Sister: Jeannetta Miller, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
He is also survived by 4 Grandchildren: Kelsey and Connor Hall, both of Colleyville, Texas.
Hannah and Madeline Bevil, both of Rowlett, Texas. And numerous nephews and nieces.
Bill was preceded in death by his mother and father and a brother, C. L. Hall, Jr.
Bill will be greatly missed by his family and friends who deeply love him.
Service at Center Point Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 with Rev. Bud Vinson and Rev. Doug Miller officiating. Interment to follow at Centerpoint Cemetery, of Wilburton, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers: Kelsey Hall, Connor Hall, Todd Forwoodson, Joe Coy, Randy Waldrop, Ward Vinson. Honorary Pallbearers: Hannah Bevil, Madeline Bevil, Dr. Kenneth Miller, Jimmy Miller, Don McClain, Steve Church, Donald Ray Scott.
SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION OF WALDROP FUNERAL HOME, WILBURTON, OKLAHOMA