September 1, 1947 - January 31, 2015
Steven L. Hall, age 67, of Marysville, died Saturday, January 31, 2015 at home with his daughters, Janel and Janae, by his side. He bravely endured complications of a brain tumor diagnosed twelve weeks ago. A public servant for more than twenty years, he began his career as an Ohio State Highway Patrolman in Lancaster and later at the Van Wert post. He was a former police chief in Forest, Ohio, and also served on The Ohio State University police force. Following his OSU tenure, he transferred to Marysville where he worked in investigations with the Union County Sheriff’s Office and for the Union County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Until recently, he served for many years as the zoning inspector for Dover and Paris Townships. He also was a driving instructor for Top Driver School. He was a 1965 graduate of Logan Hills High School and received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at Columbus State University. He also graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the military police during the Vietnam War. He received an Army Commendation Medal, a Vietnam Service Medal and National Defense Service Medal. He was a passionate golfer and an accomplished maker of golf clubs. He liked shopping, yard sales and antiquing. He loved hot air balloons and never missed attending an All-Ohio Balloon Rally in Marysville. His friends and family will remember him as funny, hard-working and ethical. He was born September 1, 1947 in Bellefontaine to the late Pete and Millie Westfall Hall and was also predeceased by an infant grandchild. He is survived by two daughters, Janel (Neil Tennant) Hall of Grandview Heights and Janae (Brian) Mulvaine of Marysville; three grandsons, Henry and Hugo Tennant and Conner Mulvaine; his siblings; and many other relatives and friends including, Bud and Mary Hall, Alma Lou Westfall, Chris Westfall and Curt and Kathy Westfall. The family will receive friends 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Underwood Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Mt. Herman Cemetery with military honors provided by the Union County Military Funeral Honor Guard. A luncheon will follow the burial at Dover Township Hall. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com.