All American Fun Park has lost their First Lady

Rheda and her husband Robert on the front of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce's magazine proclaiming them 1999 Small Business of the Year. / Provided by family

Rheda Hall, half owner of All American Fun Park with her husband Robert, passed away at her home Tuesday according family representatives.

The following statement was released by the family:

Rheda Blackwell Hall, 79, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at her residence. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Mrs. Hall's home church, Lakeside Baptist, with the service following immediately. Rev. Ken Chancellor will officiate. Interment will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.

A native of Monticello, GA, Mrs. Hall graduated from Monticello High School and Valdosta State College (Uni.). She and her husband, Robert, founded the Putt-Putt Family Fun Center (now the All American Fun Park), North Slappey Blvd., Albany, GA in 1957. Through the years they have entertained many young people and families and have given many young people their first job.

She enjoyed fishing very much with her husband and they liked to compete to see "who caught the biggest and most". They loved to follow the Braves, The Georgia Bulldogs and the Falcons. They are known for their famous commercials for the Fun Park in which Robert always ends with "I can beat you, occasionally"!!