OBITUARY: Stephen Douglas Hall |

OBITUARY: Stephen Douglas Hall

Born in Melrose Place, IL, Stephen’s family soon moved to the San Jose, CA area. He graduated from Willow Glenn High School and furthered his education at San Jose State.

Pursuing a career in retail, Stephen managed stores for Sprouse Reitz in Winnemucca and Sparks, NV before moving back to South Lake Tahoe, CA. He was managing the Incline Village store when he retired with over 30 years of service.

Stephen was one of the original members of the South Lake Tahoe Bowman in the early 1970s. He is fondly known as “Straight Arrow.” An avid archer from the age of 12, he became a master

arrowsmith. Stephen competed in numerous tournaments within California over the past 10 years and attended two North American Safari Shoots while a member of the Traditional Archers of California.

Stephen was baptized as a Jehovah’s Witness on June 1, 1973 and remained an active member of the South Lake Tahoe congregation.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Darlene G. Hall; brother, Scott Hall; son, Randall; daughters, Robin Dill and Rachel Hall; stepchildren, Robert Kinkel, Michele LaBranch and husband Mike, Kelly Founts and husband Victor; granddaughter, Arianna Hall; and stepgrandchildren, Chelsea Kinkel, Joshua Kinkel, Ashley Kinkel, Benjamin LaBranch, Rebecca LaBranch, Jessica Founts, Phylicia Founts and Alexis Founts.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 2:30 pm, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1325 Herbert, So. Lake Tahoe, CA.

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