Sept. 29, 1926 - Dec. 31, 2011
John A. Hull Sr., 85, of Scio passed away Saturday at Avamere Lebanon Rehabilitation.
John was born in Beaver County, Okla. He married Elsie Bland on Dec. 3, 1944, in Lamar, Colo. He lived and farmed in Colorado until moving to Oregon in 1957. In Oregon, he worked as a millwright for several years until becoming an auctioneer in 1971. He retired as an auctioneer in 1998.
John was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and the Lebanon Elks Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Pauline.
He is survived by Elsie; six daughters, Louise Wolfe and Joyce Blood of Lebanon, Janice Russnogle of Corvallis, Marilin Reed of Clear Lake, Calif., Molly Flick of Houston, Texas, and LaVonda Rossberg of Albany; sons John Hull Jr. of Ashland and Wesley Hull of Reno, Nev.; sister Betty Bookstore of Elkhart, Kan.; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Viewing hours will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Huston-Jost Funeral Home. A recitation of the rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Huston-Jost Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at St. Edward Catholic Church.