William E. Hall, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. He was
He was born Aug. 19, 1946 in Lacy, Ky. the son of John A. Hall, who preceded
him in death, and Eulah E. Hall, who survives in Portage.
He is also survived by daughters, Carole (Jim) O’Brien of Hobart and Kristine
Hall of Valparaiso; brothers, James Hall, Gorden Hall, Danny (Ingrid) Hall
and Earnie Hall, all of Portage; sisters, Mary (Bill) Labonte of Porter and
Doris (James) Gast of Michigan City; grandchildren, Devin and Delaney O’Brien
and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. All of his wrestlers considered
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thurman Hall.
William was an area resident since 1951 and worked as a teacher and wrestling
coach for Chicago Public Schools. He was a member of Portage General Baptist
Church and was a deacon of the church. He was also a member of Dune Lodge
Funeral services will be at Noon Friday, Nov. 30 at Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage. Interment will be at
Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.