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H. Wayne Hull

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2001

The Rev. H. Wayne Hull died Monday, April 23, 2001, at his home in Winfield, Kan.

He was 81.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church of the New Covenant in Kenai. The Rev. John Walters will officiate.

Services were held Monday, April 30, 2001, at Grace United Methodist Church in Winfield, Kan. The Revs. Jerre W. Nolte and Henry Murray, Drs. Patrick Simmons and James Schuppener and Mrs. Louise Schuppener officiated. Inurnment will be at Monte Toyon Camp.

The Rev. Hull was born Nov. 16, 1919, in Towanda, Kan., to Mary Shannon and Howard Hull. He was raised and educated in the Towanda area and graduated from Wichita North High School in 1937.

He married Esther Mickey Jan. 26, 1941.

The Rev. Hull received his education and training at Southwestern College and Dew Theological School in Madison, N.J.

He did postgraduate work at Wichita State University, Pennsylvania State University and Cabrillo College.

He pastored at churches in many communities, including Hicks Chapel, Woodbine, Haysville, Cheney and several in Wichita, Kan.

The Hulls spent eight years with the Methodist Missionary Service developing and building churches in Kenai and Chugiak.

The Rev. Hull also developed the Birchwood Methodist camp in Chugiak and from 1963 to 1996 was the director of the Monte Toyon Methodist Youth Camp in Aptos, Calif. He retired and moved to Winfield in 1996.

He was a member of the Lions Club, American Camping Association, Sierra Club and Civil Air Patrol.

Rev. Hull was also a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Kansas West Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The Rev. Hull is survived by his wife, Esther Hull; sons Stephen Hull of La Selva Beach, Calif. and Daniel Hull of Watsonville, Calif.; grandchildren Aaron, Donna and Dylan; brother, Vern D. Hull of Arkansas City, Kan.; and sisters Nona Breaker and Linda Bettis both of Wichita, Yolanda Clements of St. Joseph, Mo., June Sauter of Big Sandy, Texas, Dora Graham of Arkansas City, Ark., and Aleatha Kaiser of Silsbee, Texas.

A memorial has been established with the Monte Toyon Camp and Conference Center, 220 Cloister Lane, Aptos, Calif., 95003.

Arrangements were made by Swisher-Taylor and Morris Funeral Home.



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