GUILFORD- Stephen Emerson Hall, 72, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on May 9, 2014. Steve was born on Oct. 8, 1941 to Donald and Elizabeth Hall of Dover-Foxcroft.\n \n\nSteve graduated from Foxcroft Academy in 1960. He moved to Houlton where he was the store manager for the First National chain of grocery stores. He later began his career in law enforcement as a patrol officer for the Houlton P.D. From there he advanced his career by becoming a Maine State Game Warden, transferring to Jackman, and then to Guilford, where he was promoted from District Warden to Sergeant, and retired as a Lieutenant. After retiring from the Warden Service he took on a second career of Real Estate sales and management and also served three consecutive terms as a State Senator in the Maine Legislature.\n\n \nSteve was very active for many years in the Guilford Kiwanis Club, serving as it's President as well as Auctioneer; he served as President of the Piscataquis Country Club; he was Chairman of the Piscataquis Republican Committee, and served as a member of the SAD #4 School board.\n \n\nSteve's many hobbies include golfing, hunting, fishing, gardening, playing cards, looking for good deals, and spending time in the outdoors. He was always the happiest when he was helping others.\n \n\nHe is survived by his wife Jeanette; sons Steve and his wife Carol, Rod and his partner Concho, Galen and his wife Lisa, Donnie and his wife Judi, daughter Karen and her husband Jon, his grandchildren Christopher, Matt, Derek, Dustin, Danielle, Kaitlyn, Lindsay, Jacquelyn, Joseph, Joshua, Brad, Nick, Andrew, and Adam, and his great-grandchildren Braydon, Logan, Caleb, Quinton, Liliana, Maddi, Tucker, Cullen, Ashlynn, Shevlin.\n \n\nHe was predeceased by his parents Donald and Elizabeth, his sisters Pat and Gloria, and his daughter Cheryl.\n \n\nVisiting hours will be held Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 6 to 8 pm at Crosby & Neal, 21 Oak Street in Guilford. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 14th, at 1 pm, at the Guilford United Methodist Church on North Main Street, with Pastor Reeni Cipullo officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery on Elm Street, in Guilford, followed by a celebration of life in the church parish hall.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Maine Warden Service. Make checks payable to MWSA c/o John McDonald, treasurer, 427 Lawrence Rd., Pownal, Me 04069.