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Obituary: Gary Hall

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 12:47:25-05

Gary Hall, 89, of Great Falls, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2020, at Peace Hospice House.

Gary was born on May 3, 1931 to Charles and Roma (Johnson) Hall. He grew up on the Fairfield Bench where his parents had a small farm and graduated from Power High School in 1950.

After graduation Gary joined the Air Force where he served as a Flight Engineer during the Korean War. Gary was very proud of his service with the Air Force. Gary proudly wore his Korean War veteran’s hat wherever he went and was always greeted with a “thank you for your service” and a handshake.

In 1956, Gary joined the Great Falls Police Department. In 1967, he was named Officer of the Year.

Gary met the love of his life, Dorie Steele, in 1957 and they wed on March 8, 1958. Together they raised three children, Debbie (Dwight) Holman, Rod (Rosemary) Hall and Randy Hall.

After his retirement from the Police Department Gary went to work for the Hoyt and Blewett Law Firm as a private investigator. This job also included work on the Jolly Roger Angus Ranch. This was something that Gary truly enjoyed.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Croxford Funeral Home website.