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Obituary of Frank D Hall

A graveside service will be held at Gridley Biggs Cemetery on Friday, April 19 at 2:00 p.m. for Frank D. Hall of Gridley, California. Frank went home to be with the Lord on April 12, 2019. Frank was born on December 26, 1933 in Oroville, California to Herbert and Stella Hall.

Frank grew up in Oroville, and Feather Falls, attending school in both areas. Frank worked in the lumber mills in Feather Falls until 1954 when he entered the U.S. Army and after being discharged in 1956, he returned to work there again. Frank began his career in law enforcement, just like his three brothers. In 1967 he was employed by the Butte County Sheriff department, where he remained until 1970 when he then came to Gridley as a police officer with the Gridley Police Department. He worked up through the ranks to the rank of Lieutenant, and as the acting Chief of Police the last year before retiring in 1992. He also worked for the Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue on Lake Oroville. Frank ran for, and was elected to the Gridley City Council, where he served as Mayor of Gridley from 1990 until 2019. Frank was a past member of the Gridley Lions Club, and enjoyed being involved in the community. He enjoyed working with the youth, coaching Gridley Little League baseball over 20 years and then for the next six years as a coach and assistant coach for the Gridley youth and high school football leagues. Frank enjoyed traveling and R.V. camping and being with family and friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his father Herbert Hall, mother Stella Hall, brothers; Bill Hall, Herbert Hall Jr., and Roy Hall of Oroville, sisters Zoe Hall of Shafter, CA, Patricia Norton, Judy Therklson, both of Oroville, and one granddaughter Tara Anderson of Oroville.

Frank is survived by his wife Geraldine Hall of Gridley, son Scotty Anderson of Oroville, daughter Meloney Letterman, two grandchildren; Nichole and Zachary Letterman, all of Gridley, and one sister Sarah Granlund of Oroville.

Gary Davidson will officiate the service. Arrangements entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel, 530-846-2138.

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