Bruce Lane Hall

Bruce Lane Hall, 67 of Woodstock passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his home. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 18, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock. Pastor George Bowers will officiate. Burial will be private.

Bruce was born August 8, 1948 in Pittsburgh. He was the son of the late James and Paula Pyle Hall. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education. He served in the United States Army receiving the National Defense Service Medal.  He retired from Strasburg High School after 33 years as a teacher and coach for the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams and girls’ softball team.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Kay Hall; 1 son, Michael D. Hall; 2 daughters, Jessica Armstrong and Laura Patton; a sister, Lucinda Black; a brother, Drew Hall and 6 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Bruce’s love of his life was his wife, children, 6 grandchildren and his dog Zoey. Also Strasburg High School and his students.

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17 Condolences to Bruce Lane Hall

  1. Elizabeth Ramsey Dove says:

    Mr. Hall was my 9th grade English teacher, enjoyed his class and his perspective. He was always supportive even after you were no longer his student. He will be missed.

  2. Raven Eberhart says:

    Coach Hall was my basketball coach, English teacher but more importantly, my friend. He was there to get me through some of the hardest times of my teenage years. I will never forget the support and guidance he gave so freely. That support and guidance didn’t stop after I graduated either, he still remained one of my biggest supporters. He is so very loved and will be missed dearly.

  3. Brandi Cameron says:

    Mr. Hall was my English teacher. I really enjoyed his class, and his style of teaching. He was a very special person, and I have the utmost respect for him. Prayers to his family.

  4. Ginny Evans Beimdick says:

    Mr. Hall will be greatly missed. He was one of the most caring teachers I had during my time at Strasburg High School.

  5. Laurie Maddox says:

    When I played on the 8th grade basketball team practices were at 6am. In order for my dad to get to work on time he would drop me off at 5:30am. Coach Hall would show up at that time so I wasn’t left alone and we would shoot the basketball around with me while we waited for others to show up. Sometimes we would talk, other times we were silent but that extra time together, to either listen or offer advice, made a difference for me and I appreciated his time.

  6. Melissa Vann-Combs says:

    I remember having Mr. Hall for 9th grade english his class is when I developed my love of Shakespeare he was a wonderful teacher and will be missed by many.

  7. Lisa Zimmerman says:

    An amazing man who will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with all those who loved him, especially his wife, Kay, and his children and grandchildren.

  8. starr hershey says:

    Coach Hall was my friend, my mentor, i never had a father growing up & he was the closest thing i ever had

  9. Kimberly Reams says:

    I had coach hall for 9th grade English. Never like liked English until I had him as a teacher. Then I learned to love to read. Coach Hall you will be greatly missed.

  10. Nelson & Mary Sager says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God bless all of you.

  11. LESTER AND LINDA BUCHER says:

    COACH HALL WAS A VERY NICE PERSON AND WILL BE MISSED. SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

  12. Ashley Reid says:

    You will be dearly loved and missed coach hall i really enjoyed you as a teacher. Thank you for your friendship after all this years. You will always be in my heart and thoughts

  13. Rebecca Barrick says:

    Prayers for the family from Strasburg graduate class of 85

  14. Erikka Willis says:

    Forever missed, never forgotten. I know you’re flying high & “playing in traffic” for all of us

  15. Brenda S James (Campuzano) says:

    There are no words to be able to fill in all that was in the dash that was his life. The heart only knows the many phrases or memory that touched so many lives. I truly have one. He called me on the phone June of 1995. He could not be at the Sports Banquet and told me that he was very upset. The years he had known my daughter that it was going to be an honor to present the Athletic Leadership Award to my daughter Gesina. I know I felt honored all the years he had been at the High School to have him tell me it would have been an honor for him made me cry, but he also praised my other two. Little did he know the thousands of students he had taught felt the same about him. Kay you have always touched my life from the Doctors Office until forever. He will shine on for your family forever. He is another star among many. God Bless your family.

  16. Amber Bauserman says:

    Coach Hall was my 9th grade English teacher. He was the greatest English teacher. We will miss you. Condolences to his family.

  17. Morgan Evans says:

    I had Coach Hall for English in my freshman year at SHS and enjoyed having him as a teacher. I also would hangout in his class before lunch in my sophomore year and enjoyed talking to him. I will always remember him, his class, and how kind of a teacher he was. Rest in Peace Bruce Hall. I will miss you deeply and say prayers for your family.