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Roger C.  “Bunky” Hall

November 5, 2011 by

Roger C.  “Bunky” Hall, 81,   passed away at his home in Ashland on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
He was born in Ashland on May 4, 1930 to Mercy Eleanor (Alexander) and Claud Francis Hall, the last of eight children.
All his school years were in Ashland where he graduated in 1949. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in June of 1950.
Roger married the love of his life, Nancy Arney, on July 28, 1950. She is the daughter of Marie and Harold Arney.
In December of 1950, they moved to Klamath Falls when Roger was hired as a groundman for the California-Oregon Power Co. in January of 1951. While living there, their three children were born .
He subsequently became a lineman and then transferred to the Marketing Department. In 1964, he was transferred to the Medford Office of the Pacific Power & Light Co. The Halls lived in Ashland until 1971, when they were transferred to Pendleton. They were transferred to Lakeview in 1978. Along the way, they made many new friends while staying in touch with old friends.
Roger retired from Pacificorp in 1989 while living in Lakeview. Over the years, he loved playing his piano for relaxation, and he enjoyed fishing and hunting with friends and his boys. Along the way, he learned how to build muzzle loaders. Nancy and Roger remodeled several homes, then decided it would be easier to build new. They ended up building four homes.
Bunky was always willing to lend a hand and share a laugh. He will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents;  brothers  Frank, Jasper, Sidney, James and Jack;  sisters Marjorie Coppinger and Sally Garrett.
He is survived by his wife Nancy;  sons and daughter-in-law  Roger and Cindy (Krumdieck) of Monmouth and Mark and Sue (Knouff) of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter and son-in-law Melinda and Dave Slatt of Pendleton; grandchildren  Anjanette Hall, Ryan Hall, Christopher Barnhart, Adam Hall, Travis Hall, Michelle Armon and Jennifer Armon;  nieces and nephews Lynn Garrett Hallock, Sandy Garrett, Judy Hall Ode, James Hall and Claud Hall.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011  at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, 1811 Ashland St., Ashland. Chaplain Fred Grewe of Ashland Hospice  officiated.
In lieu of flowers, please give a donation to a charity of your choice.

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