Obituaries

James Allen "Jimmy" Shipley
B: 1957-04-29
D: 2017-10-08
View Details
Shipley, James Allen "Jimmy"
Roger L. Robertson
B: 1951-11-23
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Robertson, Roger L.
Robert B. Sawyer
B: 1932-09-18
D: 2017-10-07
View Details
Sawyer, Robert B.
Jerry M. Sylvester
B: 1949-11-15
D: 2017-09-30
View Details
Sylvester, Jerry M.
Alice Faye Rainey
B: 1937-09-13
D: 2017-09-27
View Details
Rainey, Alice Faye
Gloria (Goldstein) Abrams
B: 1924-02-02
D: 2017-09-25
View Details
(Goldstein) Abrams, Gloria
Billie Reynolds
B: 1954-02-14
D: 2017-09-22
View Details
Reynolds, Billie
James Hood
B: 1950-02-20
D: 2017-09-21
View Details
Hood, James
Rebecca N. Cooksey
B: 1951-10-28
D: 2017-09-14
View Details
Cooksey, Rebecca N.
Lola Ophelia Long
B: 2017-09-12
D: 2017-09-13
View Details
Long, Lola Ophelia
Carolyn Robinson
B: 1941-02-15
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
Robinson, Carolyn
James "Jim" McAuley
B: 1931-01-16
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
McAuley, James "Jim"
John Wayne Sexton
B: 1992-05-21
D: 2017-09-09
View Details
Sexton, John Wayne
Joseph P. "Joe" Zonkel
B: 1939-02-19
D: 2017-09-08
View Details
Zonkel, Joseph P. "Joe"
Hassan Kashanipour
D: 2017-09-05
View Details
Kashanipour, Hassan
Richard H. Harrison
B: 1936-03-28
D: 2017-08-30
View Details
Harrison, Richard H.
Beverly Jean Weaver
B: 1934-03-01
D: 2017-08-28
View Details
Weaver, Beverly Jean
Stephen Joseph Rush
B: 1945-02-15
D: 2017-08-26
View Details
Rush, Stephen Joseph
G. Michael Stevens
B: 1946-03-14
D: 2017-08-25
View Details
Stevens, G. Michael
Betty Lou Johnson
B: 1930-03-12
D: 2017-08-25
View Details
Johnson, Betty Lou
Jerry Gregory
B: 1930-12-05
D: 2017-08-22
View Details
Gregory, Jerry

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
3000 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone: 812-333-4400
Fax: 812-333-4445

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Dr. Robert (Bob) Hall can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Dr. Robert (Bob) Hall

Dr. Robert (Bob) Hall

Bob rests in peace after over 25 years with Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Warren, Ohio and grew up in Gustavus and Cortland, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas A. Hall (1955), his mother Helen Logan Hall (2009) and a sister Martha Louise (1939).

Survivors include his sister JoAnn Grube Columbia, MD, his sons Tom (Laura) Hall of Heltonville, Steve Hall of Tucson, AZ and Jim Hall of NYC. Cousins Bette Elser of Keyser, WV, Wayne Hall Fort Mill, SC and Gene Hall Indiana, PA. Granddaughter Elaina Hall of Tucson, AZ.

Bob worked at the following Universities and Companies: IUPUI- Professor Geology, (1974-2005),
Department Chair (1993-1997), Director of Center on Earth and Environmental Science (1996-1999), and
at the Indiana University Geological Field Station (1974-80, 1982-83)
McAlester Fuel- Billings, MT, Gulf Oil- Oklahoma City, OK, Texaco International, Quito, Ecuador, 1966-1969. Consulted in Saudi Arabia.

Bob received degrees from; BS - Purdue University, MS - University of Colorado, PHD - Indiana University

He was extremely hardworking, had high standards, and was dedicated to his profession. Bob led field trips attended by people from around the world, and produced 25 publications. He also taught a Geology of Indiana video series. Dr. Hall was dedicated to his students and their learning. He lived life for today and was proud of those he helped along the way.
Bob was independent and unconventional. Among other things he worked in the Amazon jungle, drove his jeeps up into the mountains, and camped on a glacier.
His passions: Geology, women, cats, photography, mountains, glaciers, teaching, research
He liked to play: bridge, pool, basketball, softball, volleyball
Bob liked: ordinary people, underdogs, joking, traveling, small towns, fall foliage, presenting slide shows, sliding down snowfields, mountain climbing, moons, cows, Colts football, IU basketball, Cleveland Indians, crossword puzzles, jeeps, hiking, studying the Civil War, writing poems and limericks, model A’s, reading, ice cream, pie, cloud-formations, Indiana State Parks, westerns, Southern-Indiana, Montana, Wyoming.
He will be sadly missed.
No immediate service will be held.
Donations in Tribute can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org/get-involved/donation2.php?pg=37
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos