Dick passed away April 29 2020 of natural causes and with his beloved daughter at his side. He was born in Salt Lake City on July 14, 1951 to Jerry and Gloria Hallman the middle child of three kids. Dick was the wild child of the family adding a liveliness and enthusiasm to all of their family events and activities. He was a Kearns High class of 1969 graduate where he was active on the swim team. He soon developed a love for drag racing and working on his Mach 1. Dick had many talents and he put them to use as a bartender, glass worker and cement worker as well as roles at Tooele Army Depo. His true passion though was as a mechanic at Arnold Machinery Co and AG Body Company. Dick loved the outdoors and spent many weekend’s hunting and fishing. NASCAR was another love for him cheering on his favorite driver with family and friends were treasured memories. He also enjoyed watching drag races, funny cars and jet cars at Rocky Mountain Raceway. Dicks love for concerts and music was passed along to his family including his two much loved grandsons Trusten and Westen whose football and school accomplishments were a great source of pride to Dick. He was kind and compassionate especially toward animals as he cared for multiple dogs and even the neighborhood stray cats with an extra soft spot for one he named Zero. Dick’s unconditional love for his family and his great booming voice and contagious laugh will be missed by many. His hugs were legendary. He is survived by his children Dan (Stephanie) Hallman of Pocatello Idaho Tiffany (Wyatt) Martinez and their sons Trusten and Westen of Kearns UT his siblings Dawn (John) Barnard of Taylorsville UT James Hallman of Kearns UT special uncle Tony Macklyn of Bountiful UT and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Dick was proceeded in death by his parents and aunt Mary Macklyn.
Funeral services will be Tuesday July 14, 2020 at 11 am at St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church 7405 S Redwood Rd West Jordan UT 84084
- Survived By
- Dan Hallman, Son
- Tiffany Martinez, Daughter
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My heart and prays go out to the Hallman Family, and a special prayer to his sister Dawn and her husband John. Though we have not seen or talked to each other in many years, I have thought of you often. Richard grew up to be quite a handsome young man and I was quite touched when I seen that he had pass. Love goes out to all of his family members.