PLANO, Texas––Thomas Howard Hull Jr. 73, former president of the North Texas Conference UM Men (2001-2004) and former treasurer of the National Association of Conference Presidents (2005-2008), died April 21.
“Tom was a great source of grace and love, and always was supportive of men’s ministry and scouting ministry in our great church,” said Gil Hanke, top staff executive of the General Commission on UM Men. “He also always showed his support of me personally.”
Tom was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Plano and active in the men’s group. He was a lay speaker and a participant in the Dallas Emmaus Community.
A graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in 1958 and Texas A&M University in 1961, Tom built his career in the bearing business working for SKF Industries, Cottingham Bearing, VNC Bearing and started his own company Hull Bearing Corporation.
Tom enjoyed playing golf, guitar and traveling. He will be remembered by his loving wife, Mary Ann, of 51 years and their children, Kathy (Humberto) Vela, Gay Linn (Ron) McElroy and Tommy 3rd (Rosalie). “Ha Ha” will be dearly missed by his adoring grandchildren Alex, Caroline, Joey, Allie Beth, Maggie and Max. He is survived by his brother Bill (Billy), sister Betty (Bill) Priest, step brother Larry (Marlys) Melton and step sister Kande Gibson.