Wendell M. “Mackie” Hall

Wendell M. "Mackie" Hall, age 62, of North Granville passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.
Mackie was born on June 13, 1946 in Granville, New York the son of Willard M. and Alta (Ware) Hall.
Mackie was a Veteran of the US Army having served during the Vietnam Conflict.  He had worked over the years for both Ringer’s and McEachron’s car dealerships. Mackie also worked as a logger. Spending time with his two loving children and grandchildren gave him enormous pleasure. Linda, Mackie’s wife, runs a day care and all the children that were in her care over the years, were also Mackie’s extended family. Even when they were grown they still held a place in his heart.  Mackie’s caring and nurturing nature spilled into his love of gardening. He enjoyed growing both vegetables and flowers. They also enjoyed playing Bingo.
Mackie was predeceased by two brothers: Gary Hall Sr. and Phillip Hall, as well as his father-in-law Kenneth Hoyt, Sr.  Mackie is survived by his wife of 37 years, Linda (Hoyt) Hall. Also surviving is his daughter Dee Dee Carroll and her husband Tim, and their children Alexis and Brayden, and his son Matt Hall, all of North Granville, a brother, Milton Hall and his wife Sandi of Salem, and a sister, Darlene Kretzer and her husband Gary of W. Granville. Mackie was very close to and is survived by his mother-in-law Verna Hoyt and his brother and sisters-in-law, Kenneth Hoyt Jr. and his wife Vera, Wesley Hoyt and his wife Cindy, Phillip Hoyt and his wife Kathy, Sandra Duval and her husband Jim and his sister-in-law Martha Hall. In addition, Mackie is survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Truthville Baptist Church. Burial will be in the spring at the North Granville Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, NY. Following the funeral there will be a gathering at the North Granville Community Center.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mackie’s memory to the Granville Rescue Squad, POB 153, Granville, NY or the North Granville Fire Company.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M King Funeral Home, Granville.

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