Tom Benton Hall was called to be with our Lord on March 28, 2016 in Conway, Ark. Tom was born on Dec. 26, 1938, the day after Christmas, and he died on March 28, 2016, the day after Easter.
His mother and father Ina Hill Hall and Jesse “Tony” Hall of Lockhart, Texas, and his wife Diane Hall of Conway, Arkansas preceded Tom Benton Hall in death.
He is survived by his sister,
Ramona Hall Mosley, of Lockhart, and brother John Hall, of Mountain City, Texas, as well as his nieces, Marie Mosley, of Lockhart, and Jennifer Hall Kruppa, of Houston, and nephew, Johnny Hall, of Kyle.
Tom Benton Hall was a 1956 graduate of Lockhart High School and a varsity basketball player. He loved basketball and always said he “played for keeps!”
Tom Benton Hall served our country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during the Cold War.
Tom was a talented artist and loved to be in nature. He worked for the Gulf Oil Company in Midland, Texas and later went to work on the North Slope in Alaska in the 1970s and 1980s. He settled in the beautiful state of Arkansas for his retirement.
Tom Benton Hall will be laid to rest on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 11a.m. in the Veteran”s Cemetery in Little Rock, Ark.
The family wished to express its thanks and gratitude to the wonderful caring people of the St. Andrews Nursing Home in Conway, Ark., and the caring staff of the Watson NorthCrest Funeral Home of Little Rock, Ark.