August Hull Jr., fondly known as “Skip,” passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021. He was 72 years old. Skip was born on June 10, 1949 in Ellenville, NY; he was the son of the late Anna and August Hull Sr.
Skip graduated from Ellenville High School in 1969. Shortly after he enlisted into the United States Navy and served aboard the USS Neosho. He was honorably discharged in 1972.
Skip had worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for the Town of Wawarsing. He was a life member of the Napanoch Fire Department where he also was the Past President and Past Commissioner. Skip was a life member of the Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club, a member of the Outcast Bass Masters, the Mid-Hudson Woodworking Club, the Ulster County Trappers Association and was a Past Leader of the Boy Scouts Pack 23. Skip was an avid fisherman and woodworker.
Skip is survived by his wife Barbara (Budd) Hull whom he married on August 9, 1980; his children, Shawn Hull, Jason Budd and his wife Jaime, Jeremy Hull, Keri Hull and Nicole Bonanno; his sisters, Marva Connor and her husband Dennis and Jolie Hull; his brother, Randy Hull; grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Connor Budd and Kal’el and Alexander Hull; best friends, Bill Wells and John Molloy as well as nieces and nephews.
As per Skip’s wishes there will be no services at this time. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Skip’s name to the Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club c/o 1379 Ulster Heights Rd, Ellenville, NY 12428 or the Napanoch Fire Department, P.O. Box 321, Napanoch, NY 12458.