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Information for Floyd James Hall

11 August, 1901 - 18 June, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Floyd Hall

    Services for Floyd James Hall, 85, Nampa, who died Thursday, June 18, at the Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  Father Jerome Murry, S.J., chaplain at Mercy Medical Center, will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. Hall was born Aug. 11, 1901, at Savannah, Mo., to Jesse and Johanna Teson Hall.  He was reared and educated in St. Joseph, Mo., where his parents farmed.  After his schooling he moved to Creston, Iowa.  He married Rosanna Alice Hale March 17, 1932, in Bethany, Mo., and they made their home in Creston.  While in Creston he worked for the railroad in the freight house, owned and operated a bicycle shop and lock shop, and also had a distributorship with the newspaper.  He also farmed in St. Joseph, Mo.
    In 1936, they came to Nampa where they have since resided.  He owned and operated Hall's Lock and Key in Nampa for many years.  They also had owned Hall's Grocery in Nampa.  He had a lawn mower and bicycle repair shop in Nampa for several years.  From 1942 to 1944 he worked in the shipyards in Portland as a welder on the Liberty Ships.
    He was a life member and helped to found the Nampa Rod and Gun Club.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; three sons, Blount J. Hall of Bremerton, Wash., Normal L. Hall of Camarillo, and Bill D. Montgomery of Nampa; one sister, Addie L. McCauley of Savannah, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jesse Jr., and Edward, and one sister, Julia.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the an Diabetes Association, Idaho Affiliate, Inc., 1528 Vista Ave., Boise, Idaho 83705; or flowers may be sent.

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