August 12, 1935 - December 25, 2017

The angels came and took David’s hand to celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25, 2017. David J. Hall, 82, of Paw Paw, was born August 12, 1935 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the son of Dwight L. and Pearl Marie (Johnson) Hall. He married Mary K. Brewer June 16, 1957 in Pentress, WV.

David served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956. He loved reading, playing musical instruments, and singing. Most of all, he loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the American Legion Post 511 and the Paw Paw Bible Church.

David is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary, of Paw Paw; two daughters, Debra (Danny) Thompson of Le Mars, IA and Kimberly Hall of Paw Paw; three grandchildren, Daniel (Ashley) Kayser and Tyler and Emily Blum; a great-grandson, Brayden Kayser; one sister and three brothers; and special extended family members Kathy Haight and Gary Dixon, originally from Australia.

In addition to his parents, David is preceded in death by his step-mother, one brother, and two sisters.

A funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Paw Paw Bible Church, 410 7th St., in Paw Paw, with Pastor Jedidiah Cary officiating. Visitation will also be at the church on Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in Wyoming Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the American Legion Post 511 or Paw Paw Bible Church. Please visit to sign the online guest book.

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