Alfred L. “Lynn” Hall, 81, of Russell, Kansas, died on Tuesday, April 09, 2019, surrounded by his family in Russell, Kansas.
Lynn is a native of Russell, Kansas and was born on December 13, 1937, the son of Alfred Bert and Louise (Gosser) Hall. He grew up in Russell, Kansas and graduated from Gorham High School in Gorham, Kansas in the class of 1955. After high school, he joined the military and served our country for 20 years in the United States Navy. He served in the Submarine Force and retired in 1975, as a Commissioned Warrant Officer. While in the service he met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Betty R. Sapp in San Diego, California. From this union Lynn and Betty were blessed with 3 sons, Keith, Roy and Scott.
Since his retirement from the Navy; he served as district Magistrate Judge of Russell County and was a very active member of the V.F.W. Post 6240 and served as Post Commander. He also served as the V.F.W. District 6 Commander, State Judge Advocate, State Commander of the Department of Kansas, Chairman of the V.F.W. Western Conference (including 17 States) and Judge Advocate General of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.. He was also a member of the Russell Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rights and Isis Shriners of Salina. He was also owner and operator of Kansas Kawasaki and H & H Auto Sales with his son Roy.
Surviving family include his wife Betty of the home, sons Keith Hall, Roy Hall and wife Tori all of Russell, Kansas and Scott Hall of Tampa, Florida; sister Lois Craig of Russell, Kansas; 3 grandchildren Jenny Walters (Steven), Justin Hall and Halle Hall and 2 great grandchildren Theron and Estelle Walters. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of Lynn’s life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Russell, Kansas. Graveside services will follow at 2 P.M. Thursday afternoon at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery in WaKeeney, Kansas, with a military honor guard performed by the United States Navy and Russell V.F.W. Post #6240. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the mortuary. Family will greet guests from 9:30 A.M. to service time on Thursday morning. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorials be given to the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240 or Shriners Hospital and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.