Hall, Pastor Kenneth W. 65, of Naperville, Illinois (formerly of Reedsville, West Virginia), passed into the Lord's presence on Wednesday, May 8 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Gilbert and Roberta Brown Hall, and a sister, Nancy. Pastor Ken is survived by his partner in ministry, wife Nancy (nee Fetty); their two sons, David and John (Jennifer); his grandchildren, Andrew, Courtney, Caden, Christian, Alex and Ashlee; his loving brother, James, of Morgantown, West Virginia; as well as nieces, nephews, and a host of friends and loved ones. He spent his life serving others through pastorates, counseling, discipleship, friendships and as a Police Chaplain in Naperville for 35 years. Mr. Hall was president of Bridegroom Ministries, "ministering to Jesus, the Bridegroom, by serving His Bride, the Church." (John 3:29) Ken graduated from Reedsville High School, West Virginia University and Wheaton College Graduate School. Among his pastorates: Faith Baptist Church of Chicago, Naperville Bible Church (now Grace Pointe), Ashton Bible Church, Bible Baptist/Grace Fellowship/Grace for Life Bible Church and a number of other interim pastorates, touching the lives of many for Jesus Christ. He will be remembered as a generous man, a gracious loving husband, father, grandfather, counselor and friend. His life verse was Galatians 2:20 "I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me." His desire was to let Christ live through him, and to help others desire that. "For we do not preach ourselves but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your bond-servants for Jesus' sake." (2 Corinthians 4:5) A wake and remembrance service will be held on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Westbrook Christian Church, 1175 Lily Cache Lane, Bolingbrook, IL. The wake will be from 12 to 2 p.m. with a service at 2 p.m. - - Mr. David Zinn, officiating. Mr. Zinn has been Ken's friend for 65 years. A private family burial will follow the service. Arrangements made by Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home & Crematory, 24021 Royal Worlington Drive, Naperville, IL. Info: 630.922.9630 with online tributes at www.beidelmankunschfh.com
In lieu of flowers, please make all memorials to The Hall Family.