Alvin L Hall was born on November 5, 1932 in Dayton Ohio. He was the husband of Cherie Carter Hall and the former husband of Nancy Hall of Conway. He is survived by two sons, Marc and his wife Renee, David and his husband Chaco, and a daughter Michelle and her partner Randy, all of Myrtle Beach. His predeceased grandchild was Jacob Gagnon.
He retired as Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Coastal Carolina University where he taught foreign languages for twenty years. He taught previously at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, the University of Georgia and the University of Northern Iowa. An inveterate traveler and student of languages he also held teaching positions in Israel, Switzerland and Germany.
During his service in the United States Army, he graduated from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California and subsequently served as a translator with the National Security Agency in Washington, D.C. and Fort Meade, Maryland. He studied at The Ohio State University, Princeton, the Sorbonne and the University of Saarbruecken. He received a doctorate in foreign language education from the University of Georgia.
He was a former member of Temple Shalom in Myrtle Beach.
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