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NIA Mourns the Loss of Walter Leon Hall, Sr. - Millsboro, Delaware
Monday, October 15, 2012

(March 22, 1947 - October 15, 2012)


It is with much sadness that the Nanticoke Indian Association, Inc. announces the loss of member, Walter Leon Hall, Sr. The Association wishes to express their sincere condolences and sympathy to the family during this difficult time.


Walter Leon Hall, Sr. of Millsboro, DE passed away on October 15, 2012. He was 65 years old. Walter Leon Hall Sr. began his journey on this earth on March 22, 1947 in Lewes, Delaware. Walt was the first born of twin sons (brother, Joseph) to Edna Hall Harmon and Joseph (Joby) Johnson. Walt and his brother were raised by their maternal grandparents, Amos and Laura K. Hall. Walt began his education at Harmon School and graduated from William C. Jason High School. He furthered his education by attending Delaware State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. In addition, Walt served in the U. S. Army Artillery Division and completed a tour in Germany from 1966-1968 and was discharged honorably. Walt’s work experience began with (NCR) National Cash Register, as a purchasing agent, Townsends Inc, as a master machinist and as a Federal employee with the U.S. Postal Service of which he retired. On February 25, 1973, Walt was joined in holy matrimony to Betty Jane Johnson, who he lovingly referred to as “Babe”. From that union of 33 years were two children, Walter Jr. and Tanya. Walt along with his wife raised her nephew Kenneth Joynes and was a Foster Parent to numerous others. Walt had an easy-going, care-free spirit and was so easy to love. Walt found great enjoyment traveling with his wife and spending time with his family members. He was very interested in his children and grandchildren’s plans, goals and achievements and loved them unconditionally. He also enjoyed various outdoor activities such as farming and hunting with his twin brother, Joseph and son, Walt Jr. Walt was also a member of the All-In-One Hunting Club. Walter was preceded in death by his loving wife of 33 years, Betty. Walter was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and he leaves a loving and devoted family to cherish his precious memories.(Mother) Edna Hall Harmon, Millsboro, DE,(Son)Walter L. Hall, Jr., (Serena) Millsboro, DE, (Daughter) Tanya Gibbs (Kimwuan) Lewes, DE, (Son) Kenneth Joynes (Thayer)Dover, De,(Sons) Deon Brunskill (Brenda) and RaheimBrunskill, Laurel, De.A special love for his grandchildren, Elisha, Jalen, Jonathan, K.J., Kristina,Jaslene and Allen; (Twin Brother) Joseph Hall (Marilyn), (Sisters) Pamela Clark, Wilmington, DE and Sherry McQuate, North Carolina. (2 Sister-in laws) Juanita Mosley (Charles) Dover, DE, and Linda Hodge (Eugene) Hammond, LA, (5 Brother-in-laws) Sidney L. Murray (Annie Mae) Cambridge, MD, Willie Johnson Jr. and Theodore Johnson, Newark, NJ and Chris Johnson, Salisbury, MD (3 Goddaughters) Cynthia Spencer, Baltimore, MD, LaToya Taylor, Millsboro, DE and Megan Street, Atlanta, GA. A dedicated nurse, Gloria Brown, provided care for dad faithfully and became one of the family. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 21, at the Millsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church, 30007 Cordrey Rd, Millsboro DE, 19966, where friends may call after 11:00 A.M. Pastor Colby Matlock will officiate the service. Burial will follow at the adjoining church cemetery.





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