Ray was born April 14, 1932 at Great Bend the son of Calvin Leon and Mildred Marie Felton Hull. The family moved to Yates Center from Great Bend and Ray graduated from Yates Center High School in 1950. He joined the United States Navy in 1952 and served eight years during the Korean Conflict.
On March 7, 1953, Ray married Mary C. Huffmaster at Humboldt. Following Ray’s honorable discharge from the Navy, they made their home in Wichita where he attended barber school. He worked as a barber in Wichita until 1970 when the family moved to Chanute and he opened Hull’s Place. Ray retired from his barber shop in 2002.
He was a member of Big Creek United Methodist Church and enjoyed raising his cattle.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Mary Hull, of the home; two sons, Michael Hull, Chanute, and Steve Hull and wife, Angela, Wichita; a brother, Donald Hull, Franklin, La.; a sister, Joyce Chambers, Humboldt; six grandchildren, Christina Morris and husband, Travis, Caitlyn Hull, Andru Hull, Alex Hull, Riley Hull and Ella Hull; a stepgrandson, Brayden Mans; two great-grandchildren, Madison and Brady Raymond Morris
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial service will be Saturday, May 7 at the Humboldt United Methodist Church.
Inurnment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt, at a later date
Memorials are suggested to The Kevin Olson Van Fund (Ray is Kevin’s uncle)
Memorial gifts may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com