Monday, June 6, 2016

RIP Wayne Hull

San Diego Tribune
May 15, 2016

Wayne Lee Hull January 15, 1927 - April 23, 2016 Poway Born in Glendale, California with identical twin brother Warren to parents George Edgar Hull and Gladys Faye Farmer Hull. Attended schools in Hollywood and graduated 1950 from the UC Berkeley Business School. In 1939 with brother Warren appeared in two motion pictures: Republic Studios "Wagons Westward" and RKO Studios "The Great Man Votes." Wayne enlisted in the US Naval Reserve in 1944. He served during WWII in the Pacific Theater aboard the escort aircraft carrier USS Admiralty Islands CVE99 at Iwo Jima, Okinawa and air strikes on mainland Japan. His brother Warren was killed in action on Iwo Jima in 1945 while serving with the 3rd Marine Division. Recalled to active duty in 1950 for the Korean War, Wayne served aboard the assault aircraft carrier USS Philippine Seas CV47 and was commissioned a Navy Supply Officer in 1951.In December 1951 he married Cloy Ann Swanson "The Girl Next Door." They raised three sons: Warren (Skip) Hull of Mira Mesa, Robert Alan Hull of Carlsbad, and David Wayne Hull of Tierrasanta.Wayne retired from the Naval Reserve in 1971 with the rank of Lieutenant Commander and from the Allstate Insurance Co. regional office in Rancho Bernardo in 1986. He sang with the Rancho Bernardo Troubadours Chorus and Quartets from 1987 to 2007. The Troubadours were a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society of America. His wife Cloy taught in the Poway Unified School District and retired in 1989.In addition to his wife Cloy and three sons, Wayne is survived by his brothers Edgar Larsen Hull of Winter Park, Florida, George Eugene Hull of Simi Valley, California, Richard Stanley Hull of Agoura, California, daughters-in-law Debbie Ann Hull, Janell Elizabeth Hull, Eufracia Cayabyab Hull, grandsons Ryan James Hull, John Robert Hull and granddaughter Elizabeth Cayabyab Hull.A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016 in Poway. Wayne will be laid to rest with military honors at Miramar National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Heart Society and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

HULL, Wayne (Wayne Lee Hull)
Born: 1/15/1927, Glendale, California, U.S.A.
Died: 4/23/2016, Poway, California, U.S.A.

Wayne Hull’s western – actor:
Wagons Westward – 1939 (David as a boy)

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