Irving Cassius Hall, 89, West Palm Beach, Fla., passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, due to complications caused by a stroke creating a fall. Irving Cassius Hall was born in Quaker City, Ohio on June 17, 1923, the son of Alden Hall (descendent of the founder of Quaker City, John Hall) and Anna Mabel Edgerton Hall, both members of the Society of Friends of the Ohio Yearly Meeting, both deceased since May, 1970. Two brothers, Clarence of Minerva, Ohio and Herbert Hall of Georgetown and one sister, Clara Vaal from Franklin, Tenn. are all deceased. Irving is survived by son, Fred A. Hall, a resident of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; daughter, Martha Landau of West Palm Beach, Fla., and foster son, William Grimes, resident of Clarksville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He graduated from Quaker City High and he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in England and was discharged with honors at the end of the war. Irving married Mary Louise Cain on Feb. 24, 1947 in Clinton, Pa. who passed away on Dec. 11, 2012 Just 2 months before him. Irving had a 30+ year career working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, first as a lockmaster on the Ohio River near Georgetown, Pa. and then the Youghiogheny Dam in Confluence where he lived and worked as a supervisor in the maintenance department. He enjoyed talking at the yearly folk festival in Quaker City about his life as a Quaker. He also enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, gardening and wood working. He was a member of the American Legion and the Lions Club in Confluence. He was very supportive of his church by volunteering his time in many ways including bible studies, missionary work, Deacon duties, repairs of all kinds along with financial aid to missionaries. Services are at the Stillwater Meeting House in Barnesville, Ohio at 11 a.m. on Monday. Following will be a short military service at the gravesite ending with a lunch back at the Stillwater Meeting House, finishing at 3 p.m. Arrangements in charge of Thornblack Funeral Home, Quaker City.
Irving Cassius Hall, 89, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Hall (February 15, 2013)
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