Matlin Theodore “Peewee” Hull, 81, of Monterey, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at The Springs Nursing Center. He was born June 17, 1928 at Vanderpool a son of the late James Ira and Fannie Lee (Dixon) Hull.
Mr. Hull was a member of the Highland Baptist Church. Serving as a radar repairman, Mr. Hull spent 13 years in the US Army, during which time included the Korean Conflict. . He and his wife were the owners and operators of the former Maple Restaurant. An avid gardener and bear hunter, he loved his flowers as well as time spent metal detecting.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Darlene Lightner; three sisters, Lottie Gutshall, Ora Fulton and Janet Armstrong and five brothers, Clarence, James, Russell, Glenn “Pete”, and Darrel “Dick” Hull and was the last member of his immediate family.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Fay Lindsay Hull of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Terry Lynn and Melvin Rexrode of Monterey; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Ira and Barbara Hull of Hightown; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Peanut.
A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m., Friday, April 23, 2010 at Obaugh Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Davis officiating. Burial will be in Monterey Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Ernie Lightner, Zack Phillips, III, Tracy Smith, Melvin Rexrode, Bill and Paul Lindsay. Honorary pallbearers will be extended family and friends. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465.