Published in The Capital Gazette from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2019
Robert McLeod Hall
Robert McLeod Hall, 86, of Bonita Springs, FL, passed away on
Sunday, March 10, 2019.
Formerly of Severna Park, MD, he had been a Bonita Springs
resident since 1998. He was born December 24, 1932 in
Washington, DC, the son of Homer Alexander and Catherine
(née McLeod) Hall.Bob grew up in the Chevy Chase area and
attended St. Anthony's High School (1951) in Washington,
DC. He played baseball and basketball and attended the University of Maryland on a
He worked in the Army Security Agency for three years in Alaska and after discharge,
worked as an analyst and senior manager for 31 years at the National Security Agency.
Following his government service, he worked as a consultant for Lockheed Missile and
Space Corporation. He was also a Certified Tennis Professional, teaching and coaching in
the Annapolis, MD area. As a tennis tournament player, Bob won over fifty USTA titles in
singles and doubles and was highly ranked at the local, district, section and national level.
Bob was also involved in the administrative side of tennis, serving as the Vice-President of
the Maryland District of the USTA and also the Professional Tennis Registry, Maryland
Bob and his wife, Patsy moved to Bonita Springs in 1998 where they enjoyed their
retirement, continuing to play tennis, travel and enjoy the retirement life in Southwest Florida.
Bob is survived by his loving children, Robert "Tad" (Brenda) Hall of Severn, MD, Mary Kate
Hall of Bonita Springs, FL and Julie Orsini of Stevensville, MD; his sister, Marchand M.
Finnegan of Buffalo, NY; three cherished grandchildren, Dustin (Caitlin) Hall, Mark (Jennifer)
Schultz and Megan (Jason) Geist; seven treasured great grandchildren, Zoe, Piper, Cruz,
Emery, Alexander, April and Knox; three nieces, Kate (Bob) Becht, Sarah Finnegan (David
Leichter) and Elizabeth Finnegan; and great nephew and niece, Nicolas and Rita Becht.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Patricia Ann (née Wade) Hall; his youngest
son, Christopher Hall; and his grandson, Robert "Robbie" Hall III.
A memorial service will be held Monday, March 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian
Church, 9751 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs.
Service and burial in Maryland will take place on March 30, 2019 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of
the Fields, 1070 Cecil Ave., Millersville, MD 21108.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hope Hospice,
www.HopeHospice.org. Arrangements are being handled by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home
- Family Owned Since 1978.
Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home
28300 So. Tamiami Tr.
Bonita Springs, FL 34134