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Danny Ray Hall, 1943 — 2013

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Danny Ray Hall

1943 — 2013

Danny Ray Hall spread his wings and flew home on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Danny was a much loved son, husband, father, and brother. He was born Aug. 18, 1943, in Delano. He grew up on a farm and he graduated from Delano High School in 1961.

After high school, he went to work at Eberlines; he was with them through 1965 and then began his lifelong career in the auto parts industry at Sevier’s Auto Parts.

Danny worked as a counterperson at Sevier’s Auto Parts until 1967, when he started at L&N Auto Parts.

During the time he worked at L&N Auto Parts, he had two children and was a volunteer firefighter for the Delano Fire Department.

Danny was with L&N Auto Parts through 1977, at which time he left Delano and moved to Mojave.

In May of 1978, he purchased Mojave Auto Parts.

In 1980, he moved to Tehachapi, where he lived out his life.

In 1985 he began his life with his loving wife, Margo and her three children. Danny and Margo worked side by side through their retirement in 2006.

Danny leaves behind his wife, Margo Hall of Tehachapi; son, Dane Hall of Stevensville, Montana; daughter, Dana Hicks of Tulare; daughter, Amy Cook of Tehachapi; son, Adam Ross of Auburn, Ill.; daughter, Arica Lombardi of Tehachapi; nine beautiful and talented grandchildren; his brother, Billy Hall of Myrtle Point, Ore.; as well as many nieces and nephews; and many great friends. Danny was preceded in death by his parents, Arlee and Bonnie Hall; and brother, Jimmy Hall.

Danny loved his family and friends, as well as his dogs. He was an avid gardener and grew some of the best tomatoes one has ever tasted. Danny will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the American Cancer Society: 1831 Truxtun Ave., Ste. 150, Bakersfield, 93301; or Optimal Hospice Care: 4700 Stockdale Hwy., Ste. 120, Bakersfield, 93309.

Funeral arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service. For condolences please visit

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