Gerald Marshall Hall, age 78, passed away on December 3, 2019 in Colorado Springs. He was born on October 25, 1941 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Edgar Herbert Hall and Pearl Madeline Marshall. He grew up in the Security/Widefield area of Colorado and was in the first graduating class of Widefield High School in 1959. He served in the United States Navy as a Radioman on the USS Locator in San Francisco, California. And later married his loving wife, Christine Ellen McNeil, on September 1, 1972.
Some knew him as Jerry and others called him “Shakey”. Gerald made a career of doing what he loved, which was carpentry and woodworking. He also greatly enjoyed fishing, camping, clay shooting, classic car shows, and of course remodeling their home.
Gerald is preceded in death by both his parents, Edgar and Pearl Hall; and his brother Alvin Hall. He is survived by his wife, Christine Ellen (McNeil) Hall of Security, Colorado; daughter, Erin (Ron) Sandvik of Fountain, Colorado; son, Jeremy (Denise) Hall of Denver, Colorado; granddaughters, Elizabeth (Patrick) Gibbens, Emily Sandvik, and Gabriella Hall; nephews, Robert Hall of Colorado Springs and Michael Hall of Monument, Colorado; sister-in-law, Nancy Gepford of Colorado Springs; brother-in-law, William McNeil (Katie) of Westminster, Colorado; brother-in-law, Paul McNeil (Danielle) of Milliken, Colorado; sister-in-law, Linda Williams (Bill) of Strasburg, Colorado; sister-in-law, Grace McNeil of Cottage Grove, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews on the McNeil side of the family.
The family would like to say a special Thank You to the wonderful caregivers at Laurel Manor and Pikes Peak Hospice. In lieu of flowers, any memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society (https://www.cancer.org/) and/or Pikes Peak Hospice.
Military interment will take place on January 3, 2020 at 1:45pm at Pikes Peak National Cemetery in Colorado Springs with a reception to follow at Rocky Mountain Calvary located at 4285 North Academy Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918.