Obituary and funeral Services: The Rev. Dr. Carl Frederick (Fred) Hall, 80, of Loganville

The Reverend Doctor Carl Frederick (Fred) Hall, 80, transitioned his earthly life on Thursday October 5, 2017 at his home in Loganville, Georgia surrounded by family, friends and his loving care giver Ms. Quineisha M. Green.

He was born on October 9, 1936 in Savannah, Georgia to Ms. Maxie B. Worley (deceased); he was an only child. Fred grew up in Savannah and was a 1954 graduate of Commercial High School. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy 26 October 1954 and served as a Teleman. Upon the conclusion of his Active Duty Service he received a Good Conduct Medal and was Honorably Discharged on 8 September 1958. Fred entered Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, receiving a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Religion on 27 May 1964. He then matriculated to Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia receiving a Master of Divinity in 12 June 1972. Later he would attend Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia receiving a Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Supervision in 31 May 1987. Rev. Hall began his Ministry in 1965 and in 1968 he was ordained an Elder in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference. His Ministry would include 34 years of active service. This active service would include becoming one of the first Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisors in the State of Georgia on November 14, 1974. Subsequently, teaching hundreds of clergy members Clinical Pastoral Education and its critical necessity of helping others on behalf of the Kingdom of God. Rev.

Hall’s most rewarding years of Ministry was during his more than 18 years as the Director of Religious Services at the Georgia Retardation Center of Atlanta, Georgia. After the closing of the Georgia Retardation Center, Dr. Hall served as a teaching pastor in several local churches in the Atlanta area. Be it pleased, Fred married the love of his life, Miss Patricia Ann Thomason in Grand Blanc, Michigan in 1957. They were happily married for 59 years. Fred was a member of the American Legion, Post 233. Additionally, he was a lifelong supporter of One Mission Society (OMS). He enjoyed: golfing, reading, spreading the word of God, watching the Georgia Bulldogs and the Atlanta Braves. He was the recipient of too many awards to be listed. One of those awards was The Richard B. Dillard Distinguished Service Award from the Southeast American Association on Mental Deficiency for Outstanding contributions in Mental Health. Fred is survived by his spouse, Mrs. Patricia (Pat) Ann Hall of Loganville, GA; his daughters Cathy Ann Powers of Dickinson, ND; Rebecca “Becky” Lynn Hall-More (Jack) of Jacksonville, FL; his grandchildren: Stephen Frederick Powers (Stephanie) of Dickinson, ND; Ashley Ann Powers of Dickinson, ND; Sgt. Michael Tyler Stewart, United States Marine Corps; Madalynn Mae More of Jacksonville, FL; his great grandchildren Aubrey Ann Powers, Lamine Powers Jr., Calli Lynn Powers and Lily Grace Powers all of Dickinson, ND; his sister/cousin Denise Evans of Snellville, GA; his nieces Traci Lynn Evans of Snellville, GA; Florey Huggins of Port Saint Lucie, FL; his nephews Timothy Huggins (Beth) of Port Saint Lucie, FL; Chris Thomason of Dothan, AL. Several great nieces and nephews, other relatives and close friends.

Fred was preceded in death by his mother Ms. Maxie B. Worley and his grandfather Mr. Tom E. Porter. Fred’s favorite saying, “It was his honor to be a worker for the carpenter!” Chaplain Hall’s wisdom and courage will be forever missed! The funeral service will be held at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 4755 N. Peachtree Rd. Atlanta, GA 30338, at 11:00 AM on 10 October 2017. A visitation will be held at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Rd. Loganville, GA from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm on Sunday 8 October 2017 and Monday 9 October 2017 6pm to 8pm. The Internment Service will be at the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church 915 Church St. Loganville, GA 30052. **The Funeral Services will be audio streamed live from the St. Patrick Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests all donations to be given to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and National Autism Association. Condolences may be left on Chaplain Fred Hall’s online guest book at

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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