Caņon City Daily Record
Monday,May 11, 1970
Fred R. Hall, Prominent Rancher, Dies
Fred Roscoe Hall was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Thomas More Hospital Sundy after rescue efforts by the Fire Department First Aid squad failed to revive him at his home on Upper Beaver Creek.
Aidmen responded to a call at 12:40 p.m. Sunday and administered oxygen before transporting him to the hospital. Mr. Hall, a rancher in Fremont County for most of his life, had been in failing health for many years. His death was sudden.
Mr. Hall was born Jan. 6, 1890 in North Carolina. His parents brought him to Fremont County when he was a few months old and he lived in this area for the rest of his life. His father and mother, David and Minnie Hall, owned a ranch on Beaver Creek from 1905 and their son, Fred, operated it for many years. The family raised cattle and horses on their ranch.
Mr. Hall married Mabel Wilson, surviving, in Caņon City on March 28, 1916. The couple had four children.
Their two surviving sons are Roscoe Hall, Cripple Creek; and Kinney F. Hall, Caņon City. Daughters are Margaret M. Sanders, Florence; and Marie D. Greene, Caņon City. There are also 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Ethel Gately of Caņon City.
The funeral services will be at 2 p.m.Thursday in the First Methodist Church. Rev. Wesley Steinmetz and Rev. Claude Kinsley will give the service. Interment will be in the Upper Beaver Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are by Holt and Wilson Mortuary.
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