James "Jim" L. Hall Sr., 96, of Nixa and formerly of Hermitage passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Castlewood Assisted Living, Nixa.   

He was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Leroy, Kansas, the son of Joe and Ruth Hall.  

A. U.S. Navy veteran, he served from 1941 to 1945. 

He retired from the federal government.  

He was a member of the Hermitage Christian Church and a longtime area resident of Hermitage.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Hall; his son Jim Hall Jr. of Nixa; his daughter Pam Swart of St. Charles; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home, Wheatland. Inurnment will be in Dooly Bend Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.