Sgt. Melvin Douglas Hall, age 68, of Calhoun, passed away Tuesday morning June 16th.
Melvin was born April 23, 1952 in Gordon County, son of the late Glenn Deward Hall, Sr. and Margie Lavalle Sloan Hall. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam. Melvin was a member of the Midway Church and a lifelong resident of Gordon County. He was a retired Sergeant with the Georgia State Patrol. Melvin was an avid fisherman, hunter, and outdoorsman. He loved spending time with his family and making others laugh.
Melvin was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Ann Silvers Hall, his second wife, Judy Tynes-Hall, and brothers, Glenn Deward Hall,Jr., and Lee Eaker .
Survivors include his three sons, Joel Hall and his wife Carrie, Steven Greeson and his wife Kim and Shane Greeson and his wife Amy, two daughters, Alison Chadwick and Karey Flener, three brothers, Thomas David Hall, Greg Eaker, and Joey Eaker, one sister, Vickie Eaker. Eight grandchildren, Will Hall, Josh Greeson, Starr Greeson, Alex Greeson, Emily Greeson, Reese Greeson, Abby Chadwick, and Emma Chadwick. Melvin’s special friend, Eddie Freeman also survives.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday June 19th at 1pm from the chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Rev. Dwaine Shadix and Rev. Hershel Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers serving include, Will Hall, Josh Greeson, Zane Holsomback, Ashley Johnson, Brandon Tomlinson, and Jamie Hall. Honorary Escorts will be officers and staff of the Georgia State Patrol.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 9pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.
You may send condolences to the family at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Sgt. Melvin Douglas Hall.