Hall, Howard Lynn Ret. Lt/Col.
78, of North Phoenix, AZ passed away on March 25, 2014. He was born in Amherstdale, West Virginia. Howard graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. He served in the U.S.A.F. for twenty and a half years. During that time, he was a Navigator and served two tours in Vietnam where he earned the Bronze Star. He then worked in flight operations before being assigned for four years at The Citadel, The Military College of SC. Howard earned his Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado and his MBA from The Citadel. He was a patient, loving and generous husband, father and grandfather. He always took care of family and especially enjoyed his grandchildren. We have lost our Papa too soon. Howard is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Lynn; his two children, Howard (Wendy) and Sarah (Dacun); his three grandchildren Brittany, Jackson, and Elizabeth; his mother Violette Ann; brothers Ray (Joy) and Michael; and sisters Rosemary and Rebecca. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 East Bell Road. Interment will be at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that those wishing to make a donation may do so through Habitat for Humanity in Howard's name (habitat.org). Arrangements entrusted to Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary.
8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 30, 2014