David M. Tall age 71 of Hammond passed away on Friday June 5th, 2020.
He is survived by his daughters; Amanda (David) Chapman, Dawn (Larry) Brown, and Kristin (Scott) Bettenhausen, grandchildren; Kaitlynn (Ryan), Ashleigh, Abigail, and Jacob, great-grandchildren; Emily, Dylan, and Kaden, sister Donna (Max) Dunlap, nieces and nephews, and four legged companion Armory.
David was preceded in death by his parents, wife of 46 years Barbara, and brother Steven Tall.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday June 11, 2020 WHITE FUNERAL HOME located at 921 W. Glen Park Avenue (45th Ave) with Deacon Michael Hallas officiating. Cremation will follow the services. Friends may meet with the family on Thursday June 11, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at WHITE FUNERAL HOME. VFW Post 802 will provide services at 4:45 PM
David was an Air Force Veteran, a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Hammond, member of V.F.W. Post 802 in Hammond, and retired from the City of Hammond Water Dept.
David was deeply passionate about supporting POW/MIA’S and the efforts to bring the remaining home, by way of petition drives yearly at the Little Red Schoolhouse festival. He enjoyed calling Bingo at the VFW, cross word puzzles, watching game shows, and supporting the Poppy sale campaign for veterans.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to either the National League of POW/MIA Families (pow-miafamilies.org) or to the Guardians of the Green Mile Dog Rescue (GOTGM.org)
For more information please contact WHITE FUNERAL HOME at (219) 924-4100 or visit us at www.whitefuneralhomeofgriffith.com
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