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Carl Eugene Hall has gone to heaven to be with the Lord and many of his friends and relatives. He passed away on May 5, 2017 at the Sherman Hospice Home located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Carl was born on March 12, 1926 at the Hall farm house near South Boardman. He served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War II on the Islands of Saipan and Tinian. He also served during the occupation of Japan after the war. He received many medals and awards for his service.
After the war, Carl received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Michigan State University. He taught vocational agriculture and FFA at Hartland for 10 years where he produced many State and National Farmers. He then moved to Williamston, where he ran the agriculture teacher training center for Michigan State University for two years. In 1963, he moved to Arizona where he taught 7th grade math at Greenway Middle School in the Paradise Valley School District for the next 23 1/2 years before retiring.
He married Betty Jane Olmstead on July 24, 1948 and they were married for 49 years until her death in 1997. He then married Betty Smith on Oct. 10, 2002. Carl enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and games, family vacations and gatherings.
Carl is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Michael and his wife, Chrystle, Martin and his wife, Kathy; stepsons, Dennis, Freddy and Steve Roberson; grandchildren, Jeremy and his wife, Denise, Jason, Jacob and his wife, Shauna; great-grandchildren, Aryka, Aaron, Jeniyah, Jason Jr., Macarthur and Bradley. He will be greatly missed and always loved by family and those who knew him.
Funeral services will be held at Hansen Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. and a military graveside ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ on Thursday, May 11 at 1 p.m.
Published on May 9, 2017
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