Obie Hallman, 85, passed away January 28, 2012.
Born in Estill, S.C., he was the son of the late Evelyn (Hall) Brown and stepson of the late Albert Brown. Mr. Hallman was an orthopedic technician for Rhode Island Hospital and the Miriam Hospital for 50 years and was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by six children, Tracy Shepherd and Craig, Dana, Tod, Shelley and Corey Hallman, seven grandchildren and a cousin, Julia Mae Murray.
A funeral service will be held Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. in Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Calling hours are Feb. 1 from 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, 6300 N. River Rd., Suite 727, Rosemont, IL 60018 or online at www.posna.org.