Brent Nelson Hall

April 13, 1994 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 26)

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Brent Nelson Hall, 26, passed away on Saturday evening, April 3, 2021, just ten days shy of his 27th birthday.

Brent was born on April 13, 1994 in Sampson County and grew up in Clinton, graduating from Clinton High School and was a football player (#66) and continued to be a diehard “Dark Horse” fan. He was also an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and continued helping his beloved Dark Horse football team over the years.  He made many friends over the years - in school, through sports and at his jobs. He never met a stranger and his smile would light up a room. Brent was the type of guy that once you talked to him for just a few minutes, you were drawn to him and were his friend for life. He loved his family more than anything, especially his niece, Chloe, who was the apple of his eye. He loved to serve others, had a tender heart and loved anything dealing with the youth and had a soft spot for animals. He worked with NAPA of Clinton, and was also a Newton Grove Police Officer, starting that career in 2015.  He was well liked in the community where he served and loved his brothers and sisters in blue.  Brent will live on through so many who loved him – he will never be forgotten, because a love like his won’t ever leave us.

Brent is survived by his parents: his Dad, Mark Hall (Joan Carr) of Clinton; mother, Theresa Goordman (Anthony) of Dublin; his sister, Amanda Brewington (Frankie) of Clinton; niece, Chloe Brewington; best friend and special “brother”, Jason Brewer; maternal grandparents: Garry and Julia Freeman of Dublin and several loving aunts, uncles and cousins who will all miss him terribly.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ronnie Hall and Carolyn Patricia Thornton.

The family is accepting donations on Brent’s obituary page on the funeral home’s website. If you would like to help the family, you may do so on the website, or call the funeral home directly at 910-592-4127. 

A Memorial Service to celebrate Brent’s life and the impact he had on so many people in the community, will be held on Friday, April 9th at 2:00 pm at the Sampson County Agri-Expo Center with Rev. Mitchell Brewington officiating. A visitation will be held two hours prior to the service beginning at 12:00 Noon. Visitation will be held in Prestage Hall of the Expo Center, and the service will be held in both the Prestage Hall and Heritage Hall (via video feed). There will be limited seating for the service due to Covid-restrictions, so please follow guidelines.  The Newton Grove Police Department will be holding a law enforcement procession on Friday morning at 11:00am, beginning at the park, going around the “Circle” and returning back to the police station. This will be led by The North Carolina Troopers Association Caisson Unit and the Newton Grove Police Chief, Greg Warren.

The family asks that anyone that would like to visit the family prior to Friday’s service, be limited to only Thursday evening from 5-8 pm at Brent’s Dad’s home (Mark Hall), 630 Rowan Rd, Clinton.  The family will not be accepting visitors at the home on Tuesday or Wednesday and asks that you please wait until Thursday evening, or Friday afternoon at the scheduled visitation and memorial service. 

The outpouring of love that everyone has shown to the family is greatly appreciated. Your calls and messages and posts on social media, as well as the financial gifts/donations – it is beyond what they could have ever imagined and they are beyond grateful to all of you. Please continue to keep them in your prayers, as this is a tremendous loss.

Royal-Hall Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hall family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Brent Nelson Hall, please visit our floral store.


Vistation on evening prior to Hall service
April 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mark Hall's Residence
630 Rowan Rd
Clinton, NC 28328

April 9, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Sampson Co Expo Center
414 Warsaw Rd
Clinton, NC 28328

Memorial Service
April 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Sampson Co Expo Center
414 Warsaw Rd
Clinton, NC 28328

Please note
The family asks that if you would like to visit this week prior to the scheduled visitation/service on Friday, to please do so ONLY on Thursday evening, from 5-8 pm.
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