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In Memorium

Chief Rudy "Laughing Otter" Hall

Rudy Hall, Sr., 85, of Marion Station, passed away peacefully at PRMC surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Born in Marion, he was the son of the late Bryan and Reba Hall.

Prior to retirement, he owned and operated the family business, Rudy Hall and Sons, for over 40 years. He was co-founder, along with the late Hayes Diggs, Jr., of the former Manna House of Crisfield.

He represented the Accohannock Indian Tribe as Chief Laughing Otter for over 17 years and worked tirelessly to preserve the culture and heritage of all American Indians.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Mary Hall; five children, J.R. Brittingham(Patty), Ronnie Brittingham, Robert Hall(Tracey), Rudy Hall, Jr.(Donelle), and Mary Hall Diggs; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Holler and Margarite Hall; grandchildren, Joey Brittingham, Jessica Lewis, Suzanne Clary, April Brittingham, John Hall, Amanda Hall, Stacy Hall, Kayla Hall, Ana Hall, Vernon Wroten and Angela Diggs; 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Carey; a brother, Bryan Hall; son-in-law, Hayes Diggs, Jr.; and a great-grandson, Stephan Mormello, Jr.

Graveside services and interment will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2 PM at Rehobeth Baptist Cemetery, 31049 Rehobeth Road, Westover, Maryland, 21871. The Rev. Terry Riggin will officiate.

Donations to help the family with final expenses may be sent to Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home, 306 W. Main Street, Crisfield, MD 21817.

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