Although my faith teaches me that road construction is something that only occurs in Hell, I figured Heaven would give Dick Hall a warm (but not that warm) and familiar welcome. I’ll miss the Commissioner Hall. I always enjoyed drawing him and his reactions to those drawings. My heart goes out to his wife Jennifer and all who loved him.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.