Larry Lee Hall, age 81, of Fairfield went to be with his Heavenly Father, following a long and difficult journey after suffering a stroke in June 2019. He passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.
Visitation for family & friends will be 6:00–8:00 PM, Thursday, March 18 at Behner Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Friday, March 19 at the First Christian Church in Fairfield with Pastors Gabriel Claussen and Dianne Beghtol officiating. Cremation will follow the service with inurnment at a later date. If attending the visitation or service, please wear a face mask.
Memorials may be made to the Fairfield First Christian Church or the American Heart Association and mailed to 2160 Greenbrier Circle, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.
Larry was born on March 7, 1940 at the Jefferson County Hospital to Elmer Adolf and Verle Louise (Lyon) Hall. Larry and Judith Eileen Swartout were married on September 23, 1961. The two would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this September.
Larry was the owner of Larry’s Barber Shop on the NE corner of the square, where he worked for 52 years before retiring in 2013. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Fairfield and served on the board and helped in many capacities. Larry enjoyed being outside gardening, working in their flower beds and hunting and golfing with family and friends. Larry and Judith loved traveling, especially to US National Parks, enjoying the beauty of God’s creation. They took an annual trip to the Lake of the Ozarks with the family where they enjoyed boating, water skiing and time together, especially playing cards. He also loved playing cards with his buddies at card club. Larry was very talented and spent time in his woodworking shop with his sons creating family heirlooms. Larry and Judith frequently attended Iowa Hawkeye sporting events and were season ticket holders.
Larry’s greatest love was his family. It brought him great joy to be there while his children and grandchildren grew and to whole-heartedly support them as they worked towards their goals and aspirations.
Larry will be greatly missed by his wife of 59 years, Judith of Fairfield; his children, Todd (Julie) Hall of St. Louis, MO, Stephanie (Dwight) Bond of Byron, IL, Kimberly Hall of West Des Moines and Chad (Annie) Hall of Fairfield; 8 grandchildren, Ryan Chernin, Casey (Zach) Zeris, Tyler Hall, Courtney (John) Feimster, Travis (Amanda) Bond, Cameron Bond, Danielle Bond and Eva Hall; 5 great grandchildren, Olivia Zeris, Thea & Beau Feimster, Brooks & Braun Bond; two siblings, Roberta Sieber of Spring Hill, FL and Rex (Diane) Hall of Birmingham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Verle; brothers, Don and Dean Hall; and sister, Letty Hall.
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