PRICE - Chester Lee Hall, age 77 of Price, passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2008 peacefully in his sleep in his home in Price.
Chester was born in Sweets, Utah, Jan. 20, 1931 to Chester Lafayette Hall and Erminnie Beulah Baker Hall.
Chester grew up in Sweets and attended grammar school at Central and Harding Elementary in Price. At the age of 14 he left to attend Mooseheart Academy in Mooseheart, Ill. with his sister.
While attending high school there he played football and traveled with his team to Tacoma, Wash. where he helped them to an undefeated season.
Upon graduating from Mooseheart he also learned the trade of barbering and left as a licensed barber.
He returned back to Price in 1949 where he lived with his adopted family of Ed and Iris Potts and their children and was able to renew old friendships with Al Richens and Von Johnston.
It was in Price where he met his sweetheart, LeDonna Atwood at the local A Susan L. Hall, West Jordan, Utah; Chester Lynn (Vickie) Hall, St. George, Utah; Don E. (Allyne) Hall West Haven. Utah; Gary L. (Kelly) Hall Cleveland, Utah; Tawnya (Cory) Kulow Price, Utah; and Douglas B. (Stephanie) Hall Price, Utah, 21 grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren and numerous brother and sister-in-laws.
His grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy and he will be forever in our hearts and deeply missed. We love you.
Chester is preceded in death by his parents, sister Erma Hall Palmer and daughter Nanette Hall Baker.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at 11 am at the Price Third, Sixth and 11th Ward building at 300 West and 500 South. Friends visited with the family on Monday evening June 16, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main in Price and again at the church on Tuesday morning one hour prior to the services. Interment: Cliff View Cemetery.