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Robert Dean Hall, Sr.

Robert Dean “R.D.” Hall, Sr., age 76, of Belton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at home.

Robert Dean and Dalene Kay Hall

Services will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Crossroads United Methodist Church, 515 Markey Pkwy., Belton. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m.

R.D. was born in Fort Scott, Kan., on August 9, 1947, to William Robert Hall and Christine Reola (Hubbard) Hall. R.D. graduated high school and furthered his education. He then enlisted in the United States Army, honorably serving his country until his retirement as Lt. Col. In his civilian life, R.D. continued working and retired from Northrup Grumman as well as the GSA. Later in life, R.D. owned and operated Sticks and Stones Camping Store.

He was also a respected leader of Boy Scouts of American and Girl Scouts of America. In life, R.D. loved traveling, was family oriented, and loved his Kansas City Chiefs.

R.D. was preceded in death by his wife, Dalene Kay Hall; parents, William Hall and Christine “Rickey” Hall; and two sons, Robert Dean Hall, Jr. and Benjamin Jacob McClendon.

He is survived by his children, Edie Bruce (Alexander), Emily McClendon (Travis), Sherry Hall, and Frank Hall; grandchildren, Taylor Thompson (Seth), Candice Skivers, Hazel Hall, Wm. Kyle Faulkner, Emmett Hall, Chloe McClendon, Aiden McClendon, Bella McClendon, Sophia McClendon, Madeleine Bruce, Jack Bruce, Breanna Burkhart, Adam Burkhart; seven great grandchildren; sibling, Christine “Teen” Miller; nephew and nieces, William “Bill” Laughing Bear, Mary Renee Franco, Gayla Miller, and Janice Rivord; five great nieces and nephews; and ten great-great nieces and nephews.

His family, friends, and Scout family will always be cherished with the memories of R.D. and the lessons he taught all of us.

Donations may be given to the Crossroads United Methodist Church as addressed above, BSA Troop 285, or BSA Troop 210.

Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home

Raymore, Missouri 816-322-5278


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