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Gary Dean Hall, 53

Gary Dean Hall, 53, of rural Cookeville, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at his home.

Gary Dean Hall, 53

He was born on Nov. 16, 1966, in Austin, Minnesota, the eldest son of Wayne Eugene Hall Sr. and Pamela Joyce (Braaten-Hall) Fink. The family moved to Marshalltown, Iowa, and then to Clarendon, Texas, where Gary graduated from Clarendon High School in 1985. He entered the U.S. Army and served honorably until his discharge in 1994. Gary was the father of four children: Justin Allen Winters, Christopher Joseph Hall, Tiffany Nicole Hall and Alex Dean Hall. He worked as a long-distance truck driver for several years and later worked in a warehouse as a forklift driver, as well as various other jobs. Gary will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Regina Duffer Hall; children, Justin Winters of Minnesota, Christopher Hall of Tennessee, Tiffany Hall of Tennessee, and Alex Hall of Tennessee; stepchildren, Patrick (Shawntel) Barret and Nicole Duffer; mother, Pamela (David) Fink of Union, Iowa; three brothers, John (Sarah) Hall of Owatonna, Minnesota, Wayne Hall Jr. of Austin and Scott (Toni) Fink; three sisters, Karla (Bruce) Palmer of Janesville, Minnesota, Danielle (Brent) Morton and Kendra Wartnaby; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Hall Sr.; grandparents, Ole (Doris) Braaten and Hollis (Irene) Hall; and aunts and uncles.