William Thomas "Bill" Hull, 78, a resident of the St. George community, passed from this life Wednesday morning, Oct. 24, 2012, at his home. He had been in declining health, but death was unexpected.
Bill was born March 13, 1934, at Terra Alta, a son of the late Arlie Okey Hull and Vivian Evelyn Marie Cupp Hull.
He graduated from Terra Alta High School with the class of 1952, and he had served with the United States Air Force. He had worked as an equipment operator, a mechanic and a foreman for the Grafton Coal Co. for more than 40 years, having retired in 2007. He had served as a volunteer with the Parsons EMS for five years. He enjoyed farming, raising cattle and being with his family.
Bill is survived by two sons, David L. Hull of St. George and Johnny Hull and wife, Tammy, of Terra Alta; one daughter, Donna Braham and husband, Mark, of Preston County; seven grandchildren, Danette, Johnny, Jeff, Lori, Jessica, Toby and Brianna; 13 great-grandchildren, Terrence, Johnna, Anabelle, Landon, Reece, Jayla, Peyton, Dane, Sheldon, Landon, Kayden, Gavin and Derek; two nephews, Ray Sines and Robert Sines; one niece, Evelyn Stout and husband, Warren; a great-niece, Jennifer Duckworth and husband, Jeff; two great-nephews, Steven Poling and Eric Poling; three great-great-nieces, Hailee, Chloe and Macie; and one great-great-nephew, Kaden.
Preceding Bill in death were two sisters, Mary Ellen Sines and Nina Jane Hull.
Bill's request for cremation was honored. A private family memorial service will be conducted at a later date.
Summerfield Funeral Home of Parsons has been entrusted with the arrangements for William Thomas "Bill" Hull. Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.