**Robert was born 2 January 1930 to Thomas Josiah & Minnie (Brewer) Hall. They moved to Texarkana, Miller County, AR and he graduated in May 1947 at North Heights High School. **
He was in the Future Teachers of America, the Junior Play and was a member of the Debate Club for two years.
**After high school, Robert enlisted in the Army and when the Korean War started, he was one of the first to go. A PFC, he served in the 9th Inf, 2 Inf Div. **** He had barely been in Korea two weeks when he was killed. **
**Just less than one year after he died, his classmate, Cecil Wayne "Jitter" Groom was killed. **