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William A. Shull
(September 5, 1924 - November 6, 2008)

William A. Shull, 84, of Shelbyville, died at 9:00 p.m. Thursday, November 6, 2008 in Shelby Memorial Hospital, Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. Lee Lovett officiating. Visitation from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church of Shelbyville.

Mr. Shull was born on September 5, 1924 in Mattoon, IL, the son of Elme Tipton and Ella Francis Brooks Shull. He attended Mattoon High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II in Europe. He worked for Caterpillar in Decatur until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Shelbyville. He married Jean Elizabeth Dallas on August 8, 1948 in the Methodist Church in Farmington, IL.

Surviving are his wife, Jean; children, William Stanley Shull (Grace) of Minier, IL, Robert Brent Shull (Jane) of Shelbyville, IL, Alice Jean McDonald (David) of Tower Hill, IL, Joyce Ann Hendricks (Larry) of Shelbyville, IL, and John Allen Shull (Jill) of Mattoon, IL; brother, Jerry Shull of Sacramento, CA; sister, Louise Silver of Austin, TX; grandchildren, Sarah Shull, Erin Shull, Lei Ann Dedic (David), Megan Catlin (Vance), Ben McDonald, Melanie Rhoades (Shawn), Stuart Dill, Jessica Shull, Jennifer Shull, and Jeanna Shull; and great grandchildren, Logan Rhoades, Brody Rhoades, Drew Dedic, and Lilly Dedic.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Virginia Griffith and Regina Lee.

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