Robert Edgar Hall, Sr., age 75, went to be the Lord on August 13, 2013. He was born in Meadville on March 27, 1938 and was the son of Edgar Cheers Hall and Stella Mae (Lesher) Hall.
A 1956 graduate of Edinboro High School, Robert entered the United States Navy in November of 1955 as a Utility Technician for the Sea Bees. (Active Duty 1956 ???? 1959, Reserve Duty ended 1961). He was a dairy farmer for many years and retired from the Erie County Courthouse on August 19, 1999. Robert was a member of the Washington Valley Christian Church since 1954 where he met his beloved wife of 54 years, Clara Mae (Shields) who survives. He was also a past member of the Mill Village Volunteer Fire Department.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents and his youngest brother Stephen Hall. He is survived by his four children: Robert (Rusty) E. Hall, Jr. and his children David, Jeremiah, Elijah, Jessica, and Shoshana; Melinda L. (Hall) Bernosky (Kenneth Bernosky) and their children Olivia and Adam; Craig E. Hall (Betsy [Sterrett] Hall) and their children Matthew and Morgan; and James E. Hall (Laurie [Kinnear] Hall) and their son Wyatt. He is further survived by his siblings: Judith A. Peters, Terry L. Hall, Jerry R. Hall, and Rita R. Hester; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro, on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m. The funeral service will be officiated by Pastor Duane Pinney on Friday, August 16 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Mitchell Cemetery, Cambridge Springs.