Karl David Hall

Karl David Hall, 69, of St. Albans, W.Va., passed away Aug. 4, 2013, at his residence.

He was born July 26, 1944, in Marietta, Ohio, a son of the late Joseph F. and Dorothy C. Wagner Hall.

He was a 1962 graduate of Parkersburg High School and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a patrolman for the Parkersburg Police from 1973 to 1984, and for 27 years, worked as a member of the U.S. Marshals Service as a Court Security Officer and assistant guard for judges.

Karl is survived by two sons, Eric J. Hall of Baltimore, Md., and Steven W. Hall (Carson) of Las Vegas; a sister, Julia Taylor of Mineral Wells, W.Va.; two brothers, Joseph F. Hall III (Kathy) of Chicago, Ill., and Robert W. Hall (Ann) of St. Albans, W.Va.; one step-grandson, Michael; four nieces; two nephews; five great-nieces; four great-nephews; three great-great-nieces; two great-great-nephews; and longtime friend, Joette Hall.

A memorial service for family only will be held at a later date.

The family requests memorials be made in Karl’s name to the American Cancer Society, 3901 Briscoe Road, Parkersburg, WV 26104-4451 or the American Heart Association at American Heart Association, WV Region 162 Court St., Charleston, WV 25301.

Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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