Richard H. Hall, of Bradenton, and formerly of Cape May Point, N.J., and Longboat Key, died May 1. He was 85.
Mr. Hall was a member of Kirkwood Presbyterian Church of Bradenton. In 1950 he graduated from the University of Miami. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. He was also the retired executive vice president for Strawbridge & Clothier, in Philadelphia. He will be remembered for his never-ending smile, his hearty laugh and his generous spirit.
He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Dorothea Hall.
He is survived by brother, Robert S. Hall; daughter, Lynne C. Feller; granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
A service was held Saturday, May 5, at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kirkwood Presbyterian Church or Tidewell Hospice Bradenton House, 2504 34th Ave. W., Bradenton, Fla., 34205. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory were in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be posted at brownansonsfuneral.com.
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