Vinson M. Hall


(July 10, 2002)

Word of the death of Vinson M. Hall of White Rock, N.M., has been received here.

Mr. Hall died July 10 in New Mexico. He was employed with the Los Alamos National Labs for 33 years as a heating and ventilation engineer.

He married Charlene Kopriva in Powell on Sept. 22, 1952.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the design team which created the cantilevered flight deck of the USS Coral Sea. He was an adjutant of the American Legion Post 90 in Los Alamos, a member of the auxiliary fire brigade in Los Alamos and a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge.

Survivors include his wife Charlene of White Rock; son Patrick Hall of Sacramento, Calif.; daughter Zandra Hall-Chong of Coldspring, Texas; one sister, one brother and five grandchildren.