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Richard Hall

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at Parkside Nazarene Church, 3885 Richardson Drive, Auburn, for Richard “Rick” Hall. A repast will be held after the service at hanger 51 at the Auburn Airport. Mr. Hall died June 22 when the two-seater airplane he was piloting crashed near the Carbon County Airport in Utah. He was 48.

Mr. Hall was born Nov. 7, 1958, in Sacramento. He is a member of a well-known Auburn family and was a lifelong resident of the Auburn area. He graduated from Colfax High School, in 1977, and went on to graduate from the Universal Technical Institute, in Phoenix, Ariz., as a certified mechanic.

Mr. Hall worked for Flowers Transport and Van Meter and Sons and, later, operated Hall’s Auto Body business. In 2003, he moved to Billings, Mont., where he owned a small horse ranch and boarding stable.



Mr. Hall is survived by his daughters Julia and Abigail Hall; father and stepmother, Merv and Barbara Hall, of Auburn; siblings Ken and Susan; stepfather Leo Velasco; and step-siblings Kim Raymond and Bob and Terry Velasco. He was predeceased by his mother, Erma Velasco; and uncle, Larry Hall.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial donations to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospice.


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