Obituary: John Hall

MLN-Obit3oct2-14John LeRoy Hall, age 77, passed away September 26, 2014, in Bunkerville, Nevada.  He was born November 19, 1936 to Calvert and Louisa May Kennison Hall in Santa Maria, CA.  He married Barbara Lee Morgan on August 9, 1969 in San Fernando, CA.

John grew up in California.  They raised their family in the San Fernando Valley where he worked as a brick mason.  In 1980 they moved to Bunkerville where he drove a school bus for the Clark County School District.  He enjoyed owning the Polar Freeze in Mesquite, especially the interaction with the young people he was able to employ.  He was a volunteer for the Bunkerville Fire and Rescue.

He loved the outdoors, riding his motorcycle, racing, camping and later riding his Razor.  He will be remembered as a kind, loving and energetic man.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Bunkerville; three sons and three daughters: Debra (Terry) Elliott of Cherry Valley, CA, Ronald (Carrie) Anderson of Simi Valley, CA, Leland of ME, Laurie (Joaquim) Elert of Mentone, CA, William (Joanne) Anderson and Deborah (Warren) Bell, both of Bunkerville; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Lefew of Grass Valley, CA; and one brother, Jimmy Ryan of Colorado Springs, CO.  He was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby; his parents; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

Funeral services will be Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Bunkerville LDS Chapel, 355 W Virgin Ave.  Visitation will be Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 6 – 8 p.m. and again from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. both at the chapel.  Interment will follow in the Bunkerville Cemetery.  Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at


  1. Marie a Talbot says:

    So very sorry to hear about John. My prayers are with the rest of the family that he leaves here on the earth. He will be missed greatly. My love and prayers are with you all.

  2. Ned Mikkelsen says:

    We had many a fun wrestling trip with Driver John. He was one of the biggest Bulldog supporters of all time. Drive John we love you and will miss you.

  3. Arica Jensen Mayo says:

    So Sad to hear of John passing away, he may not be blood but he was always Grandpa to me. So many great memories with him and at his house. His family was and always be considered my family. Wish I could of gotten one more chance to see him. Wish I could be there to say Goodbye. My heart goes out to all of his family, I love all of you!

  4. kyler worthen says:

    he was a good Grandpa in so many ways.

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