May 23, 82, Goldsboro
Billy Powell Hall, 82, peacefully passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax County on April 20, 1938, he was the son of the late Richard Forest Hall and Ethel Dawson Hall.
Billy was the owner and operator of Hall Auto Parts and Service on N. Center Street in Goldsboro. Billy loved NASCAR racing and watching his grandson, Bill race. He enjoyed time spent at the beach with his family and friends. Eating lunch every day at Dee’s Diner, he was a fixture there and was known affectionately as “Pop.” Billy was a hard-working man all of his life and always looked forward to going to work each day.
A graveside service to celebrate Billy’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Nick Nielson officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.
Billy is survived by his wife of 29 years, Anna O’Conner Hall; children, Mavis Williams (Jake), Billy Hall, Jr. (Ruth), Terry Hall, Ronald Sills, Lisa Stancill (Gene), and Lynn Smith; grandchildren, Billy Hall, III, Caleb Hall, Michael Tillman, Kimberly Bradfield, Nicholas Sills, Hannah Williams, Caroline Smith, and Madison Stancill; four great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine Butts (Danny); brother-in-law, David Grant; and special sister-in-law, Kathy Smith (Ray).
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.