Donald W. Hall, 64

Donald W. Hall

SOUTH PORTLAND — Donald Wayne Hall, 64, of South Portland, died on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at the Barron Center following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Don was born in Portland, the son of Owen and Jeanette (Layton) Hall, where he was educated and was a graduate of Deering High School class of 1966. He later earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Maine. During Vietnam, he was in the Army Reserves.

Don worked for the City of Portland for over 25 years retiring as a city appraiser.

He married Carol Barbour on Feb. 19, 1977.

Don was very involved with the Boy Scouts, acting as a Scout Master for his son and many other families.

He loved the outdoors, including: swimming, boating, downhill skiing, hiking, scuba diving and water skiing.

He was a member of the Woodfords Club, Power Squadron, Thornton Heights United Methodist Church in South Portland and the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Carol Hall of South Portland; mother, Jeanette Layton; daughter, Heidi Franklin of Bridgton; son, Eric Hall of Milford, Mass.; a grandson; sister, Nancy Cobb; brother, Frederick Hall; along with one niece and many loving friends and extended family.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Visiting hours were held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Thornton Height United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook Street, South Portland. Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074.

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