William B. Hall Sr.
William B. Hall Sr., 92, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam.
He was born on November 25, 1927, in Amsterdam, a son of the late Francis H. Hall and Florence Rausch Hall.
Mr. Hall attended Amsterdam schools and was a lifelong farmer at his family farm, Hallsdale Farm. He was a member of the NYS Farm Bureau and also a member of the Glen-Mohawk and Dolgeville Co-ops. William was a lifelong New York Yankees and New York Giants fan. Mr. Hall bowled many seasons in the Farm-City bowling league at Perry Lanes and attended the many sporting events of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hall is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Donnahie Hall, whom he married on May 2, 1954; four sons, William B. Hall Jr. (Wendy) of Tribes Hill, Gary L. Hall (Suzanne) of Johnstown, Douglas E. Hall of Fonda and Andrew J. Hall of Gloversville; one sister-in-law, Marie Hall; nine grandchildren, Michael Hall, Kendall Sherwood (Tyler), Patricia Sweet, James Hall, Tyler Hall (Mollee), Baylee Hall (Mackenzie), Nolan Hall, Zachary Hall (Evelyn) and Shelby Adams (Jake); eight great-grandchildren, Henry Sweet, Grady Sweet, Levi Sweet, Olivia Hall, Valor Hall, Archer Adams, Lilly Anna Adams and Elliot Adams; and one nephew, Thomas Hall.
Mr. Hall was predeceased by his brother, Francis D. Hall Jr.; and nephew Timothy Hall.
A memorial service for William will be conducted at 11a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the Fonda Reformed Church, 19 Broadway, Fonda, with the Rev. Tom Flander officiating. Memorial visitation for family and friends will be prior to the service on Saturday, February 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Interment will be in Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville, at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Hall’s memory may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, New York 12078.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.