Alan Hall 1962
Posted Oct 27, 2022
Alan “Al” Hall ’62 died April 7, 2021. He was born Nov. 4, 1939 to the late Claude & Thelma (Baugh) Hall. Al graduated from Otterbein with a bachelor of arts in business administration and accounting before entering into the U.S. Air Force. While at Otterbein, Al was part of the ROTC and Lambda Gamma Epsilon (Kings) fraternity. He also continued his education with a master of arts from Webster College in 1977. Al retired from the Air Force in 1982 as a major after serving for almost 20 years. While in the Air Force, he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, Thailand, California and Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, among others. He then worked at the University of Illinois for 19 years, retiring in 2001.
Al was a member of First Baptist Church in Rantoul, serving as the treasurer for over 30 years. He was a member of the Singing Men of WGNN and Rotary, having served as treasurer for the latter. He also served on the board of directors for Community Plus Credit Union.
Al is survived by his wife Debra; sons, Bruce (Jessica), Daniel, Matthew (Erin); daughters Donna, Katherine, & Lisa Hall; seven grandchildren, Derrick (Angela) Hall, Spencer Cleland, Ashley (Devon) Goodwyn, Riley Reed, Carter Reed, Evan Reed and Taylor Reed; and seven great-grandchildren, Brayden, Dekota, Jaycee, Sawyer, Gavin, Aiden and Aria.
Also surviving are brother David (Lana) Hall; a brother-in-law, Bob Wareham ’52; twin sister, Alice
Shaw ’61; and brother Phillip (Vera) Hall.
Al was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sally Wareham ’54; daughter, Lisa Kelly and brother-in-law Wayne Shaw ’60.