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Sunrise - August 8, 1925 Sunset - November 14, 2021
Sam Coolidge Hall was born August 6, 1925, in Hollywood, Mississippi to Sam and Ora (Robertson) Hall. He attended Tennessee Mechanical School. Sam was joined in holy matrimony on June 25, 1943, to Lozell Frazier. From this union came one daughter, Loris Marie Hall. Sam joined the Army on March 29, 1944, and was honorably discharged on April 29, 1946. He served during World War II in the Western Pacific and ranked Technician Fourth Grade in the 25521 CM Laundry Platoon where he earned $6.50 a month. He was the recipient of the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign (APTO) Medal, the Good Condition Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. Sam worked at Bill Jacobs in downtown and on Jefferson Street in Joliet, Illinois for almost 40 years. Simultaneously to his automotive rack technician job at Bill Jacobs, he worked at Alexander Lumber Yard and Jordan Shepard Funeral Home. He spent his retirement with his grandkids and great-grandkids, wife, and family. He enjoyed spending time outside in his garden, yard, and garage. Sitting on the porch and talking with friends and family was his favorite pastime. He confessed his life to God. He made his transition on November 14, 2021, in the comfort of his home with his grandson Marcus Sr. and his caretaker Miss Tina. He was preceded in death by his wife Lozell, daughter Loris, granddaughter Marquita, sisters Lillian and Fannie, brothers Lonnie and Willie. To cherish his memories, he leaves his sister-in-laws Leola and Cleaster; grandchildren Marcus Sr., Christopher (Trice), and LaNeisha (Martel); Florence (mother to) greatgrandchildren Marcus Jr., Jawan, Tre’Vonta; LaToya (mother to) great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Noah, Elijah; great-great-grandchildren Hakeem, Kyngston, Kaiden, Princeton, and India; cherished nieces and nephews; a host of friends.