Archive for Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Dr. Hobart Howard Hull Sr.

1927-2005

February 23, 2005

Services for Dr. Hobart Howard Hull, 78, Spring Hill, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McLouth Cemetery.

He died on Monday, Feb. 21, 2005 at his home. He was born on Jan. 30, 1927, in Independence, Mo., the son of Andrian LeRoy Hull and Edna Mae Kluss Hull.

He grew up in Kansas City, Kan., and was a graduate of Washington High School, Kansas City, Kan., and Palmer College, Davenport, Iowa. He was a chiropractor, and had joined his father's practice in Kansas City, Kan., but in 1985 moved to Merriam. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, Wellsville. He also was a member of the Abdullah Shriners; Lions Club, Kansas Chiropractic Association, the National Chiropractic Association, Mercedes Car Club of Kansas City, Kan. and the Chiropractic Biophysics Society.

He was married to Ruth E. Hull, who died in 1988. A grandson also died earlier. On March 18, 1993, he married Helen Marie Ahrens Poindexter, in Gardner. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Dr. H. Howard Hull Jr., Wellsville and David D. Hull Sr., Shawnee; a daughter, Susan Hull, Kooskia, Idaho; a stepson, Gregg Poindexter, Raytown, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Kim Poindexter, Kansas City, Mo.; one sister, Eloise Johnson, Lenexa; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to Palmer University, Davenport Iowa, sent in care of Bruce Funeral Home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner, 66030.

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