GRAND ISLAND, FL – George Walter “Stormy” Hall, 84, of Grand Island, FL, died January 3, 2021.
There are no memorial services planned at this time, due to Covid-19 concerns.
Stormy was born on November 9, 1936, to Edna Howell Hall and George William Hall, Jr. in Murphy, NC.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Janet Callahan Hall. Survivors include son Jason Palmer Hall of Grand Island, FL, grandson Palmer Urban Hall, Belleview, FL; sons Tim Ellis of Wilmington, Ohio, Tom Ellis of Newport, KY, David (Kathy) Ellis of Freetown, IN; and grandchildren Scott (Janice) Ellis of Wilmington, OH, Ben (Holly) Ellis of Freetown, IN, Jacob Ellis of Columbus, IN; and great-grandchildren Braeden Ellis, and Noah Ellis of Freetown, IN, Kolton and Kara Ellis of Wilmington, OH.
Stormy attended Murphy High School in Murphy, NC. He was in the first graduating class from Wright State University and later received a Master of Arts from Western Carolina University. Stormy married his soulmate Linda Janet Callahan in May of 1966. He was an educator for twenty years, and was self employed for fifteen years building log homes in the mountains of western North Carolina. In the mid ‘80s Stormy and his family moved to Florida where he worked as a guidance counselor. Upon his retirement, Stormy and Janet established a tutoring business, A Place to Learn, for elementary students. After his second retirement, Stormy wrote two novels.
Always an educator at heart, he insisted that his students, friends, and family alike, pursue the truth wherever it may lead.
Memorials may be made to The Gideons International.