Private services will be held for Theodore Robert Hull of 339 East Jamestown Road, West Salem Township, formerly of Hermitage and Audubon, Pa. He passed away at 11:42 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2013, in St. Paul’s Continuing Care Community, West Salem Township, after an extended illness. He was 83.
Mr. Hull was born June 10, 1930, in Troy, N.Y., a son of Theodore Roosevelt and Margaret Ambrose Hull.
After graduating from high school, he went on to earn a mechanical engineering degree at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mr. Hull served in the Army as a first lieutenant in the Korean conflict. Theodore was active in the Army Reserves for 30 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He also had served in the R.O.T.C. program.
He had worked as an engineering consultant at LTK Engineering, Bluebell, Pa., for several years, having spent five years working in France and England on the tunnel through the English Channel. Previously he had worked at the former Greenville Steel Car Co.
Mr. Hull had his professional engineering license in more than 30 states. Theodore was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Train Collectors Association.
His wife, the former Dorothy M. Wilcox, whom he married June 29, 1952, survives in Greenville.
Also surviving are his two daughters, Melinda Hull, Tokyo, Japan; and Cynthia Riggs, Sharon; a son, Jeffrey Hull and his wife Jessie, Hermitage; his five grandchildren, Bradley and Bryan Schroeder; and Christopher, Caitlin and Courtney Hull; his brother, David Hull and his wife Diane, Keeseville, N.Y.; and a sister, Barbara Hull, North Carolina.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Children’s Center of Mercer County, 900 N. Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148.
Theodore Robert, 83, West Salem Township, formerly of Hermitage and Audubon, Pa.
Calling hours: At his request, there will be no calling hours. An online guestbook may be signed by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net
Service: Private at the convenience of family.
Arrangements by HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon.