Harlan Page Hall, 61

PORTLAND — Harlan Page Hall, 61, of Portland, passed away peacefully with his children by his side on Friday, April 14, 2017.

He was born April 6, 1956, in New Britain Conn., the third child of Oscar “Bud” Hall Jr. and Muriel Johnson Hall. He was named after his grandfather, Harlan Page Johnson, who was named for Gov. Frederick Harlan Page.

He attended schools in Standish and Portland. He received a state high school equivalency diploma on June 25, 1976. Harlan made a science project at Jack Elementary School, it was a banjo that he had used to be potty trained on. Harlan joined the Marines and after his tour of duty came home to become a chef. He later became a hardworking mechanic at Bud Halls Auto on Riverside. Harlan liked making many savable items and his dedication to collecting coins was intense.

His hobby was camping in the woods with very little purchased items, for six to eight weeks at a time. He preferred to live off the land. He taught his children techniques of survival if they were ever in a bad situation. Walking trails close to home was necessary on weekends.

Harlan was predeceased by his grandparents; Harlan and Margaret Johnson, Wyman and Winnie Johnson, Oscar Sr. and Florence Hale; his father, Oscar Jr.; siblings Eugene, Marlene and Robert.

He is survived by his mother, Muriel J. Hall; his loving sister, Florence E. Hall; his children, Tammy Jo Powell, Karen Maynard of South Portland, Darcie Maynard of Raymond, Stacey Maynard of Westbrook, and Keith Wilcox of Naples; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews too.

At his request, there will be no services. To share memories and condolences with the family, please go to www.coastalcremationservices.com.

Forever missed by Your Figawi Tribe. We will be completing his wishes and life dream to go camping forever in peace. We all love you with our hearts and souls.

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