Ray Douglas Hall

July 3, 1940 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 81)


Ray Douglas Hall, 81 of Jeromesville passed away Monday March 14, 2022 at UH Samaritan Medical 

Center.  He was born July 3, 1940 in Cuyahoga County the son of Alfred and Catherine Miller Hall.

He was a 1958 graduate of Jeromesville High School and was a farmer, living by the motto “Leave the 

land better than when you found it.”  His parents moved to the present farm in 1940.  Originally it was 

a vegetable farm, then became a dairy farm and today is a grain farm operated by Ray’s son and 

grandson.  Ray was a member of the Jeromesville United Methodist Church, Jeromesville Loins Club, 

Jeromesville Fire Department, Ashland Depth Divers, NFO, US Power Squadron, Supervisory Board 

Ashland County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Gold Wing Road Riders.  He was 

Ashland County Outstanding Farmer of the Year in 1987 and was inducted into the Ashland County 

Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1957 Jeromesville 6 man football team in 2010.

Ray loved spending summer days on Catawba Island and was a snowbird in Fort Myers after 

retirement. He and his wife, Jean rode their Gold Wing in 49 of the 50 states.

Ray is survived by his wife, Jean Briggs Hall, to whom he was married August 27, 1960, a daughter, 

Tammy Brockway of Jeromesville, a son, Keith (Valerie) Hall of Jeromesville, four grandchildren, 

Daniel (Ashley) Brockway of Jeromesville, Joel (Kristen) Brockway of Jeromesville, Andy (Karla) 

Hall of Jeromesville and Amanda Hall of Hartenbos, South Africa, three great grandchildren, Knox 

Brockway, Aaron Hall and Ashton Hall, and his faithful companion, Yogi.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Betty Garman and Sally Colwell.

Services will be 10:30 AM Saturday March 19, 2022 at the Jeromesville United Methodist Church with 

Rev. Sue Chidley and Rev. Warren Brown officiating.  Burial will be in Jeromesville Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday March 18, 2022 from 5-8 pm at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice 112 Harcourt Rd #3 Mt. Vernon, OH 43050 

or to the Jeromesville United Methodist Church P.O. Box 116 Jeromesville, OH 44840.

A special thank you to Samaritan ICU personal, Kindred Hospice Staff, Dr. Pierre El Hachem and Dr. 

Aaron Young.

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March 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
March 19, 2022

10:30 AM
Jeromesville United Methodist Church
40 E. North Street
Jeromesville, Ohio 44840

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