Deacon Charles Peter Hall, aka “CP” or “Charlie” born on August 12, 1929 in Iva, South Carolina, was called home to be with the Lord on August 27, 2018 in Nashville, TN. He was the 9th child of the late Lillian Williford Hall and the late George William Hall. He was the loving husband of 63 years to the late Marie Bolton Hall. Charles was known for his contagious smile and laughter, along with his positive attitude.
Charles was a faithful and supportive member of Hill Street Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon for 50+ years. He also served in various ministries of the church, holding various positions over the years including Chairman of the Deacon board, Sunday school teacher, trustee, chairman of the membership committee, and vacation bible school counselor.
Charles served in the Army in the Korean War and received an honorable discharge as a Sergeant. After serving in the Army, he continued to live in Asheville working for the Asheville Citizen Times, Asheville City School System, until he retired from the US Postal Service in 1989. In 1992 he decided to continue working part-time as a volunteer for the Foster Grandparent Program, eventually becoming the van driver for other members of the program that required transportation.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Harper Hall, Yancy Hall, and Louis Hall; and sisters, Beatrice Berry, Laura Huff, Mildred Clinkscales, and Easter Lee Hall. Charles is survived by his daughters, Charleen Hall of Asheville, NC and Teresa Scales (Gordon) of Smyrna, GA; sisters, Sarah Austin of Detroit, MI, and Lillia Gaffney of Asheville, NC; brother in-law, George Loder (Lillie) of MI; grandchildren, Paul Davis (Jourdan Miller) of Nashville, TN, Rodney Whitehead of Smyrna, GA; Great-Grandchildren Stella Miller and Olivia Miller of Nashville, TN; nephews, Deacon Ben Hall, John Lewis Hall, Bob Hall, and George Clinkscales, all of Asheville, NC, along with other special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The celebration of life service will be officiated by Rev. Dr. Nilous M. Avery, II, on Saturday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Hill Street Baptist Church, 135 Hill Street in Asheville. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Candler, NC immediately following the services.