Jackie “Jack” Dean Hall


Jackie “Jack” Dean Hall, age 89, of Kurtz, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Hall attended Kurtz Church of the Nazarene his entire life.

Jack was employed with Cosco, and he was a member of the United States Army from 1952 through 1954, serving as a sergeant in the Korean War. Mr. Hall was also a founding member of the Owen Salt Creek Township Fire Department.

Jack loved taking car rides with his children on Sundays, and he also loved traveling to Kentucky and Arizona to visit family. He enjoyed watching I.U. basketball and Nascar, and working outside, including decorating for Christmas and mowing cemeteries. His dog “Maggie” and his cat “Old Yeller” were his pride and joy.

Born on February 14, 1932, in Kurtz, he was the son of Harry and Ruby Murphy Hall, both of whom preceded him in death. Jack married Nancy Kathryn Frazier, and she preceded him in death on October 22, 1981. He then married Ruth Jeanette Hanner on December 31, 1983, and she survives in Kurtz.

Survivors also include three sons: Brian (Cherie) Hall of Seymour, Harry Randy (Lisa) Hall of Dupont, and Douglas (Nickie) Hall of Freetown; two daughters: Rita (Dennis) Arthur of Maumee, and Kathryn (Greg) Roark of Freetown; one step-son, Timothy J. (Diane) Fine of Arizona; ten grandchildren: Melissa (David) Forrest, Michelle Arthur, Nathan (Heather) Hall, Adam Hall, Dwight “DJ” Roark, Scott Roark, Jessica (Ryan) Apsley, Jerrica (Tommy) McDonald, Cindy (Steven) Wynn, and Keisha (Hank) Ogle; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Mr. Hall was also preceded in death by a son, Jackie Dwight Hall.

Funeral services for Jackie “Jack” Dean Hall will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Kurtz Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Floyd Fisher officiating. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.

Military honors will be presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled American Veterans 47 and Vietnam Vets 7.

Interment will be at Kurtz Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Kurtz Church of the Nazarene, Kurtz Cemetery, or Schneck Medical Center Hospice.

All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc.

Online memorials and condolences may be given at www.spurgeonfh.com