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John Fant Hall


Major John F. Hall, Retired, passed peacefully in his sleep May 31, 2022, in the care of the NC State Veterans Home, Fayetteville, NC.

He was born January 10, 1932, in Anderson, SC to John P. (JP) and Doris Hall, their only child.

“Johnny” grew up in Anderson and graduated from Anderson Boys High School in 1950. He attended Clemson Military College. While a student at Clemson, he wed his childhood sweetheart, Delia McCallum in 1953. John and “Dee” raised five children and celebrated their 69th Anniversary this past February.

John began his military career in the National Guard. He transitioned to active duty US Army after leaving school and was commissioned through OCS. John had a distinguished twenty-two years of service, retiring in 1974. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war. He spent much time away from his family in service to his country in the US and overseas.

Upon retirement from service, John went into business in Fayetteville, NC. He was the co-owner of Big Farmers Warehouse/Economy Self- Storage. He was an active member and Elder of Reilly Road Presbyterian Church, a member of Fayetteville Rotary and a strong supporter of local military museums and Habitat for Humanity.

John was an avid sports fan. In addition to sports, he was passionate about electric trains, airplanes of all kinds and cars. He collected coins, military memorabilia and anything “you can fiddle with!” He enjoyed children of all ages and his many dogs.

Survivors include his wife Delia Hall, Fayetteville, NC; daughter, Diana Nelson of Lincolnton, GA; sons, John (Vickey) of Wilmington, NC, Tom (Cheryl) of Orlando, FL, Frank of Wake Forest, NC, James (Stephanie) of San Antonio, TX; fifteen grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

A Graveside service will be held on Friday, June 10, 2022, at 10AM at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, 8220 Bragg Blvd. Fayetteville, NC. 

If you so desire, memorials may be made to Reilly Road Presbyterian Church, 208 South Reilly Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28314.

Online condolences may be left at www.jerniganwarren.com

Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301