William A. Tull Sr., 76, of Millsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, Del., after being stricken at home. He worked at Townsend’s Inc. in Millsboro, in the automotive maintenance and parts department, retiring in 1993 after 45 years of service. He most recently worked part-time at the Cheer Center in Long Neck, near Millsboro. He was a United States veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Ellendale, Del. and the Cheer Center in Long Neck. He enjoyed family gatherings and many different sports, including auto racing, NASCAR, football, tennis, hunting and many other sports.
Tull was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo and Edith Selby Tull; a brother, Milton Tull; and a son-in-law, Leander Anthony. Tull is survived by his wife of 53 years, Corella Hall Tull; four sons, William A. Tull Jr. and his wife, Lorna, of Millsboro, Tyrone A. Tull and his wife, Carla, of Harbeson, Del.; Telford L. Tull and his wife, Linda, of Millsboro and Wade B. Tull and his wife, April, of Georgetown, Del.; six daughters, Cynthia B. Tull of Millsboro, Vernetta Y. Swann of Millsboro, Francine R. Tolliver and her husband, Roland, of Upper Marlboro, Md., Tujuana T. Tull of Upper Marlboro, Md., Katrania G. Anthony of Seaford, Del. and Tegra L. Woody and her husband, Grady, of Seaford, Del.; four brothers, James Tull, David Tull and Lorenzo Tull, all of Millsboro and Rufus Tull of Columbus, Ga.; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were scheduled for Monday, May 12, 2008, with interment in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Patriots Way, Millsboro, Del.