Birth Date: 12/28/1932
Deceased Date: 01/12/2020
Annandale, VA – Ronald Clark Hall, age 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, January 12, 2020 at home with family by his side. Born December 28, 1932 in Detroit, MI to the late Stanley Hall and Elizabeth King Hall Humphries. He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Hall. He attended Southeastern High School until he joined the Navy in April 1952.
Since the age of thirteen he wanted to become a photographer and the Navy sent him to photo school at Pensacola, Florida. Further assignments took him to Jacksonville, Florida, Norfolk, Virginia and the Naval Photographic Center in Washington, D.C.
Upon completion of a four-year enlistment he went to work in an Air Force color lab at the Pentagon for five years. In April of 1961 he was hired as a staff photographer supporting the Secretary of the Air Force, the Chief of Staff and the Air Staff. Ron retired after 51 years as the Chief Still Photographer supporting the Air Force mission within the Pentagon and on various Air Force missions.
He has worked for eighteen Secretaries of the Air Force as well as sixteen Chiefs of Staff, and proudly wore his pin recognizing 50 years of government service. In addition he has been presented with two meritorious civilian service awards and Secretary Wynne presented him with the Exceptional Civilian Service Award.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Bizzell Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Phillip Bland officiating. The viewing will be at 1 pm, followed by the funeral service at 2 pm. The burial will be in Bizzell Grove Memorial Gardens adjacent to the church.
Surviving are his wife, Wilma Hall; daughters, Ronda Starnell and husband Peter of Bradenton, FL, Fawn Hall Sugerman of Los Angeles, CA and Meredith Weberg and husband Allan of Woodbridge, VA; granddaughters, Dr. Kelsea Johnson of San Diego, CA and Lisa Starnell Wakeland of Arlington, TX; sister-in-law, Diane Gallant of Fairfax Station, VA and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Air Force Aid Society, 1550 Crystal Drive, # 809, Arlington, VA 22202 or a charity of their choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.