Roland A. Hall was born on May 4, 1938 in Damascus, Georgia, to the late Johnnie Mangus Hall, Sr. and Inez Roberts.
He grew up in Damascus until age 14, when he moved to Newark, New Jersey.
Roland attended South Side High School before entering the United States Marine Corps, where he served until honorably discharged in 1956.
He was a trumpet player in the George Washington Carver Gay Blades Drum and Bugle Corps.
Roland fathered a daughter, Roben Hernandez, in 1959.
In 1960, Roland married Sandra L. Adcock. Born of this Union are 2 children, Roland D. Cassey and Renee Hall. He later married Betty J. Powell in 2009. He was widowed in 2013.
Roland was a passionate follower of drum and bugle corps competitions that he attended annually. He was an avid fisherman with his children and friends. He loved tending to his vegetable garden every summer. He had a passion for music and enjoyed the hobby of guitar-playing. Roland was a very smart and talented self-learner. He became an auto mechanic from a home-study course and worked in that field before retiring from his last occupation as a foreman at Brickface and Stucco.
Roland was a friendly person who enjoyed family and friends, and had a great sense of humor. He loved reminiscing about fond memories.
He leaves behind three children, Roben Hernandez, Roland D. Cassey, Renee Hall, three grandchildren, Aaliyah Miriam, Atiyah Felice, and Aminah Marisol, four sisters, Brenda McAllisater, Pearl Haley, Elizabeth Ledford and Debi-Hall Dean, one brother, Charlie Hall, Sr. a cousin, Wendell Roberts, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
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