Keith Edward Hall, age 55, of Old Fort, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington.
A native of McDowell County, he was born on April 05, 1965 to the late Edward Lee Hall and Mary Ann Grant Hall. He retired after 30 years of service as a corrections officer.
Known as a jokester, Keith loved his family and friends and would do anything for anybody. He loved his Lord, and served as a Sunday School teacher at Brookside Baptist Church. Always willing to try new things, he was a hard worker who never quit. He was very involved in his community, including promoting many town events of Old Fort. He served as a local law enforcement officer for the town and was a member of the Ruritan Club for 30 plus years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an aunt, Nina Ledford; and an uncle, Coy Lee Hall.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 33 years, Melissa McKinney Hall; two children, Michael Derrick Bessent and Anissa Dawn Hall; his mother and father-in-law, Larry and Kathy McKinney; a special granddaughter he thought of as his own, Taelyn Dallas Ogle; and a niece, Elizabeth Pearl McKinney; and many other members of family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 in the chapel of Beam Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m. with the Reverends Steve Bugenhagen and Charles Duyck officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Community Cemetery with Reverend Bobby Hughes officiating.
Memorial donations may be made in Keith’s honor to the National Kidney Foundation by visiting www.kidney.org or the National Ruritan Club by visiting www.ruritan.org and note that the donations are for the Old Fort Club.
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