January 22, 1921 ~ September 27, 2008
VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA - Horace 'Hoss' Hall was born Jan. 22, 1921 to Byron Lester and Eva (Barber) Hall in Linden, Texas. He died Sept. 27 in Vallejo. Horace had a distinguished career in the United States Navy from 1941 to 1962, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer. Following his naval career he entered the automobile business working at Ralph Tiffany Motors in Vallejo and Bud Martin Buick in Richmond. An avid golfer he spent many days either playing or watching the game. He was a member of Sons in Retirement and the Fleet Reserve Association. He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Ann Hall; son, Michael Hall; brothers, Paul, Bryon and John Hall; and sister Mary Helen Rice. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Rick Martinez; grandson, Daniel Hall Martinez; companion, Claudine Sullivan; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Skyview Funeral Chapel on Friday, Oct. 3 at 11:00 AM. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 10, 2008 at 1:00 PM in Linden Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Homeof Linden, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to a charity of choice.
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