Union, Oregon

John Thomas Hall, 54, of Union, a former Baker City resident, died Oct. 2, 2002, at his home.

His graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Loveland Funeral Chapel of La Grande is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hall was born on March 16, 1948, to Thomas “Tommy” H. and Dona F. Thompson Hall of Baker City. He married Kathy M. Bell on Jan 16, 1967, at San Diego. The couple moved to Union from Pomeroy, Wash.

Mr. Hall worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the Local 701 Heavy Equipment Operators. He also was a member of the National Thoroughbred Association and the National Quarter Horse Association.

He loved to spend time riding horses. John was an avid hunter and loved both deer and elk hunting.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy, of Union; his children, Chet Hall of Hermiston and Jamie Hall of Pendleton; his mother, Dona Hall of Pendleton; and his brothers, Rob Hall of Baker City and Bill Hall of Stanfield.

He was preceded in death by his father, “Tommy” Hall.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 4, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor