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Francis Edward Hall / September 06, 2017

Francis Edward “Eddie” Hall, 84, of South Hill and formerly of Alexandria, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.

For his entire life, Eddie maintained a deep appreciation for the many happy hours he spent and many lifelong friendships he made at the Alexandria Boy’s Club and Alexandria Eagles.

Mr. Hall was a retired surveyor having worked for Holland Engineers in Alexandria, and later with B & B Consultants in South Hill. He was a veteran of the U S Army, a member of American Legion Post 79 and the Eagles in Alexandria.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Frances Hall of South Hill, and children, David Boaz (Diane) of Kenbridge and Tracy Studds of Woodbridge. Also surviving are five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and three siblings, Janice Pickering of Alexandria, Joyce Hall of Alexandria and John Hall of King George.

Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his son, Francis Edward “Chip” Hall Jr. and seven brothers and sisters.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. at Mt Comfort Cemetery in Alexandria. The family will receive friends Friday from noon-1 p.m. at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home in Alexandria.

The family requests memorial considerations be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be placed at

Farrar Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

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