Herschel C. Hallam, age 75, of Hoschton, GA passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Herschel Hallam; mother, Lavada Ragusa; and sister, Ardie Womble. Mr. Hallam is survived by his wife of fifty years, Peggy D. Hallam, Hoschton, GA; son, Herschel Brett Hallam, and daughter, Tonya Lavada Beck, both of Hoschton, GA; three grandchildren, Derek Thompson, Kannon Beck, and Lucas Penarredonda; sisters, Doanie Baker, Euna (Ray) Kirgan, Lolly (Earl) Overly, Dennie (Ben) Morales, and Sis (Larry) Loyd; brothers, Darry (Sheila) Ragusa and Jim Ragusa; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Hallam was born February 19, 1942 in Streator, IL. He graduated from Centralia High School, and was a veteran of the U. S. Marines. Mr. Hallam was retired from Tomco Company after twenty-five years as a welder fabricator. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (5901 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328) in memory of Herschel Hallam.
To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.