Norman Allen Hall Sr., at age 91, went home to be with our Lord on Oct. 25th, 2023, at Larchwood Inn Nursing Home in Grand Junction, CO.
Norm was born on April 30th, 1932 in Torrence, CA. His parents were Gordon Allen and Mary Francis Hall. At the age of 17, Norm enlisted in the Navy. Norm earned the rank of Gunners Mate 2nd Class.
He served on 4 different ships, one of which was the USS G Pennon stationed off the coast of Korea during the conflict.
Norm received his Honorable Discharge in December of 1961 along with The National Defense Service Medal.
Norm married the love of his life, Mary Charlotte Feris, December 21, 1951. They had 3 girls and 1 boy. Later on, adopting another daughter by the name of Marilyn. After his discharge, they moved to Terre Haute, IN. Starting out as a salesman; vacuums, cars, and furniture. He worked for a large furniture store who had a show on TV. It was called The Houston Hollis Show. Norm was the announcer and talked about the furniture being featured at the show. They would invite women as guests to try out the furniture as “Queen for a day”. He got to meet Jerry Van Dyke during this time.
In November of 1963 Norm and family moved to Rangely, CO. He sold used furniture and worked for a furniture store here in town. He was asked to run the furniture store in Meeker so we moved to Meeker for about a year then back to Rangely. Dad opened a used furniture store, worked on small engines and sold snowmobiles; Scorpions → Ski. Doo’s.
Norm went to work at Moon Lake Electric Plant and was there until they shut down.
Norm and Mary were involved with the CB Club where they would also talk to truckers through the nights and invite them in for coffee to help keep them awake.
Norm was also involved with the Search and Rescue Team and Jaycees. He became a reserve officer for the Sherrif and Police Departments. Later he went to work for CNCC as their Security Officer who also trained recruits.
Later in Life, Norm became a Municipal Judge in Dinosaur for a couple years.
Norms faith was strong, after losing Mary, he went to the Assembly of God church where he remained until his mobility and other factors kept him from going. He would have Bible Studies at Eagle Crest. After some heart issues, Norm was moved to Larchwood Inn Nursing Home in Grand Junction, CO.
Norm did a lot in his years what most may remember is seeing Norm running around town on his golf cart. He loved to eat out so his time was spent frequently visiting restaurants.
Norm loved working at the Auto Museum Telling visitors about the vehicles and motorcycles.
Norm is survived by his 5 children; Brenda Hopson (Roland) of Rangely, Linda Brumback (David) of Clifton, CO., Glenda Terry (Rick) of Grand Junction, CO., Marilyn Altebaumer (Jim) of Casper, WY., and Norm Hall Jr. (Deb) of Rangely, CO., Norm has 9 grandchildren and several Great Grands with and several great, great added in. Norm loved Rangely and the people in it. He will truly be missed.
Graveside Services will be held Saturday November 4, 2023 at 11 AM at the Rangely City Cemetery a Viewing for Family and Friends will be at the Blackburn Rangely Mortuary (736 East Main) 1 Hour Prior to the Graveside with Military Honors conducted at the Cemetery.