Sunday, November 20, 2022

Obituary - Charles Albert Hull

Charles Albert Hull, age 96, of Clinton, Missouri passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, Missouri. The family will receive friends on Monday November 21, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton, Missouri. 

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 also at the Chapel. Burial to follow in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Missouri. Memorial contributions can be made to the Clinton VFW Post 1894 and can be left in care of the funeral home.

Charles “Chuck” Hull was born in Henry County, Missouri on August 24, 1926 to Melvin Adam and Dorothy Hull. He joined the US Navy in July of 1944 and was in WWII, his dad had to sign for him to join the service since he was only 17. He later graduated High School in 1947 and married Ruby Lucille Pinkston on June 29, 1947. To this union they had three daughters.

Chuck was proud of the fact he had traveled to all 50 states. He enjoyed road trips with Ruby and going with family and friends.

After the Navy, Chuck started to work for the Clinton Eye as a pressman. Then went to the Daily Democrat and was the Head Pressman. He later went to Henry Adkins Printing where he later retired.

Chuck was a very social guy and joined many Clinton organizations over the years. He usually ended up as the President or Commander. He was a Charter Member of the Lions Club, Odd Fellows, Eagles, Elks, American Legion and VFW. Chuck was an active member of the VFW Honor Guard for 20 years, probably attending hundreds of funerals. Also Chuck called Bingo for years as well. He worked hard to put in the Veterans Memorial at Englewood Cemetery during his time as Commander.

He loved to coach girls and women’s softball and did that for several years and was on a bowling league for years.

He was an outdoors guy as well. He walked truly hundreds of miles arrowhead hunting also loved to go mushroom hunting and pick up all kinds of nuts, berry picking of all kinds as well.

He loved fishing. He always said fishing was great but catching wasn’t as good. He fished with friends and family. He also enjoyed hunting. Mostly with his son in laws over the years he hunted rabbits, squirrels, coons, ducks, pheasant, quails, deer to name a few. Chuck and Ruby also enjoyed coin collecting. His big love was playing Bingo and going to the casinos as well as playing cards with family, friends, neighbors or anyone that would play with him.

Chuck was preceded in death by his wife Ruby, his parents, his brothers; Ralph, Melvin (Bud), John, Howard, his sisters; Elizabeth Butler and Helen Mitchell.

Survivors include his 3 daughters; Sharon (Jim) Moreau, Francy Marr, Debbie (Ed) Lovewell, 6 grandchildren; Christy (Kurt) Ikard, Mike (Becky) Sells, David (Jodi) Hukriede, Sarah (Joel) Saulsberry, Michelle (Doug) Gray, Adam Lovewell, 11 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and one sister in law Eileen Hull.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.

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