ALVIN W. "AL" NALL ~ Class of 1958
February 4, 1939 - December 26, 2008
Al was born on February 4, 1939, in Tullos, LA. He was the youngest of four sons. In 1943 he moved with his mother, stepfather and brothers to Richland. He graduated from Columbia High School in 1958. Al passed away December 26, 2008 in Richland.
Al is survived by his wife of 46 years, Shirley in West Richland, son Richard Nall and daughter in-law Amy Nall in Richland, daughter Sandy Zakarison and son in-law Kevin Zakarison in Pullman and four grandchildren; Brittany Nall, Jalen Nall, Morgen Zakarison, and Kyle Zakarison. He is also survived by his brother Tom and LeeAnn Nall of Woodinville, WA, and Nathan Nall of Kennewick and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Jeanette Nall, father Jesse Nall, mother Allie Hoisington, stepfather Donald Hoisington and brother Clifford Nall ('47).
Al was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved to hunt waterfowl and was known to hunt or fish most every day since his retirement as an electrician from Energy Northwest. He spent most of the summers at his home on Williams Lake. Al also served in the U.S. Navy as an electrician. Al had lots of friends he hunted and fished with over many years. Al also liked to travel with his family. He enjoyed attending the American Hockey games as well as enjoying Broadway musicals.
A Celebration of Al's life will be held Friday, January 2, 2009 at 1:00 pm at Central United Protestant Church, 1124 Stevens Drive, Richland. A reception will follow at the Memories at Sunset Event Center, 915 Bypass Highway, Richland. It is located at the back of the Richland Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery.
The family request that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Tri-Cities Cancer Center, 7350 W. Deschutes, Kennewick or the Hospice at the Chaplaincy, 2108 W. Entiat, Kennewick.