Howard Hobart Hall |

Howard Hobart Hall

Howard Hobart Hall of Grand Junction, a former resident of the Roaring Fork Valley, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at LaVilla Grande Care Center in Grand Junction. He was 76.He was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Idaho Springs to Elizabeth Dupree and Dorsey E. Hall. He spent his childhood in Englewood and graduated from Englewood High School.Mr. Hall served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, from 1944-45, in the Philippine Islands.He married Jan Hall on April 18, 1947, in Denver.Mr. Hall worked as the president of Hall Sand & Gravel of Englewood, and lived in Littleton, until 1968. From 1969 to 1979, he worked as the president of Hall Concrete Co. of Aspen and Glenwood Springs, and lived in the Roaring Fork Valley until 1980.He lived in Phoenix, Ariz., from 1980 to 1985, then moved to Mesa County.Mr. Hall was a member of the Masonic Lodge, El Jebel Shrine, Western Colorado Shrine Club and Western Colorado Shrine Clowns. He enjoyed building furniture, auto restoration, fishing, golf and traveling. He was generous, loving and fun, never met a stranger, and made our world a better and more interesting place.He was preceded in death by his wife, Jan Hall; and by a son, David Hall.Mr. Hall is survived by a daughter, Linda Hall of Clifton; by grandchildren Thea Schmidt of Palisade, Tracey Swander and Darcy White of Arizona; and by six great-grandchildren.A celebration of Mr. Hall’s life will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Wrigley Field, 1810 North Ave. in Grand Junction.Martin Mortuary of Grand Junction is in charge of arrangements.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P. O. Box 60307, Grand Junction, CO 81506.

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