Prather E. Hull Sr., 91

FEB. 2, 1921-FEB. 19, 2012

February 21, 2012

Prather Ellsworth Hull Sr., 91, of Greencastle, Pa., went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family.

Born Feb. 2, 1921, in Hagerstown, Md., he was a son of the late Charles Lloyd and Gertrude Trumpower Hull.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Virginia Lee Miller Hull, who died in 2009.

Mr. Hull retired from Jamison Door Co., Hagerstown, in 1989. He  was also a farmer.

He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring, Md.

Surviving are his daughters, Barbara J. Suder of Mercersburg, Pa., and Arlene K. Shank and Joann E. Grove, both of Greencastle; and a son, Prather E. Hull Jr., also of Greencastle; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, John Curtis Grove; and siblings, Louise V. Muritz and Harold and William Hull.


Arrangements are being handled by the Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown. There will not be calling at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 3, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Clear Spring. The Rev. W. Allen Reed will officiate. Inurnment will be in the churchyard.

The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, National Pike, Clear Spring, Md., or Lutheran Home Care Services/Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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