Robert Carruth Hall, 93, of Orwell


ORWELL — Robert Carruth Hall, 93, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Robert was born in Middlebury, Vt., May 24, 1928, the son of Leland and Alice (Carruth) Hall. He was raised in Orwell, attended Sudbury School and graduated from Brandon High School class of 1946. On June 20, 1948, Robert was married to Eleanor Leone Hescock in Rutland. In his earlier years he worked for Rutland Railroad as a fireman. Robert worked as a sales representative for over 40 years for T & T John Deere Tractor in Proctor. He also operated his own welding business in Orwell for several years.

Robert was a member of Independent Lodge 10 F & AM, in Orwell. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Leone Hall, on Oct. 7, 2017.

He is survived by two sons, Gary L. Hall and his wife Pranee of Middlebury and Robert Craig Hall and his companion Lisa Cummings of Orwell; one daughter, Marcia Ann Ecker and her husband Roy of Parkland, Fla.; and a brother Louis Hall and his wife Phyllis of Orwell.   Also surviving are four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Graveside Masonic services and burial will take place in the Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, at a later date to be announced.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made in his memory to Orwell Free Library, P.O. Box 92, Orwell, VT 05760.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home, Brandon.◊

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