James Leonard Hallman | Obituary



James Leonard Hallman, 79, of Owensboro, died on Saturday October 9, 2021 at Heartford House while in the care of the Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born on October 21, 1941 in Nashville, Tennessee, to the late Charles Leonard Hallman and Doris Tolbert Hallman. Jim got his doctorate. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and retired from River Velley Behavioral Health and the Kentucky Department of Corrections. Jim enjoyed his quiet time at his home in Rough River Lake, was an avid reader, enjoyed watching TV and DVD documentaries and anything to do with history, especially the Civil War and WWII.

Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sandra Rhodes Hallman; one son, Jeff Hallman (Stéphanie); and three granddaughters, Alyssa, Jenna and Carley Hallman, who live in Lexington.

Gathering time for Jim’s family and friends will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden (WeatherBerry), 2731 W. Second St., Owensboro. A private burial time will take place at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301 and to the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, PO Box 22562, Owensboro, KY 42304.

Memories and condolences for Jim Hallman’s family can be left at www.glenncares.com.



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