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Steven G. Hall
Steven G. Hall, 62, of Marathon, NY, finished his journey, returning to the arms of Jesus on October 21, 2020, at his home, while surrounded by his family.
Steve was born in Johnson City, NY, on August 24, 1958, the son of Bernard and Irene (Copeland) Hall. He was a 1977 graduate of Marathon Central School, and active in athletics. Steve, aka “Moose,” was the recipient of the Gerry McDonald Athletics Award, competed in sectional playoffs in soccer and basketball, and holds the school’s record in discus and shot putt.
Following graduation, Steve entered the Army where he proudly served until joining the Department of Corrections in 1983. Steve worked the majority of his DOC career at Cape Vincent and Watertown Correctional Facilities, finding tremendous satisfaction working as a Crisis Intervention Team Officer. After a 25-year career, he retired from the Cayuga Correctional Facility in January 2008.
Steve continued his love of community and sports with his participation in local golf, pool, and bowling leagues. He was an avid outdoorsman, and valued time spent hunting with family and friends. In the last few years, he found renewed pleasure as a hunter and sportsman while teaching his grandson, Evan, the joys of the sport.
Steve worked hard to play hard. He sought fun and the opportunity to be of service to others. Anyone who knew Steve soon realized that there was no such thing as a stranger. Leading with a warm smile, a strong handshake, and good-natured humor, Steve embraced life and all were welcome to join in. In addition to family related by blood, Steve had many brothers and sisters related through heart and faith. Central to Steve’s being was his love for God, his family and friends, the Hall farm, and our country!
Steve walked a faith-filled path in his battle with cancer; finding grace, strength, and peace. He was a mountain of a man in stature, and through his growth in his faith in the Lord Jesus; he became even stronger, touching many lives.
Steve is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Elizabeth (Atchie) Hall; stepchildren, Benjamin (Toni) Howard, and Daniel (Tasha) Howard; grandchildren, Ariel Tyler, Cora Howard, Evan Howard, and Lillian Howard; great-grandchildren, Parker and Thomas. He is also survived by his mother, Irene Hall; siblings, Kenneth (Donna) Hall, Kathleen (Roger Santos) Hall, Cheryl (Larri) Leet, Darryl (Kaye) Hall, Lori (Thomas) Johnson, and Bryan (Veronica) Hall; and numerous beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Steve was predeceased by his father, Bernard E. Hall (2015) and his brother, Russell L. Hall (1998).
The family will be present to receive friends at the Marathon Memorial Chapel, 4071 State Route 221, Marathon, NY, on Friday, November 6, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at the Berean Bible Church, 109 Co. Road 2, Greene, NY, on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Berean Bible Church.
Steve still has that sled. Pulled many kids. Still runs
Elizabeth hall Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM
My condolences to all Steves. Family and friends. I graduated with Steve and we had so much fun, so many years have gone by, but somehow we have always kept in touch by family and friends.
Sue Crandall Turner Hulse Nov 1 2020 12:00 AM
so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family
MaryAnn Gilligan Nov 1 2020 12:00 AM
Beth, I was so sorry to see this. It seems like its been forever since we worked together, thank goodness that you retired when you did. God bless you and your family, my thought and prayers are with you.
Lorraine Goodnough Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Steven Hall
Chuck & Barb Winters Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM
I worked with Steve for many years at CVCF.
I was getting rid of a old Artic Cat lynx snowmobile. Steve took it and fixed it up for his nieces and nephews to rid. He said he could have bought them a new one cheaper than what it cost to redo the old sled.
Dan Haycock Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM
RIP Steve, Sending my thoughts to you Beth. I'm so very sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He was always the life of any get together. I remember our times at the Camp here in upstate N.Y. He will be greatly missed by all who know him!!
Vicki Gregory (Ms. "G") Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss, Beth. Prayers are sent to you and your family.
Clinton and Nancy Loren Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM
Steve, You had a huge heart and you were a great friend. Thru high school I always remember you being there! Both in sports, in after school activities and after graduation, when you were back to town. We lost a great friend and life will not be the same. Rest in Peace, My thoughts and prayers to Beth and Family,
Dan and Theresa Quail Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM
Worked with Steve at Watertown,cape vincent and had the pleasure of supervising him at Cayuga correctional facility. He was a excellent correction officer and a kind and caring person and a very good golfer! Will say a prayer for him and may he Rest In Peace
David c kingsbury Oct 28 2020 12:00 AM