Hal Alan Lull, 58
Hal Alan Lull, 58, a Hopkins native, passed away Feb. 25, 2018, at a hospice hospital in England where he had resided for many years.
Hal was the son of Marrion Joyce Curtis Lull and the late Trayton Spencer Lull. In his early years, he worked part-time for his parents while he attended school. Hal graduated from Hopkins High School and joined the United States Navy.
He served his country proudly and retired after 20 years of honorable service. During his time in the service, he met and married his wife, Elaine.
After retirement Hal took on odd jobs until accepting a position with the United States Embassy. He was on call 24-hours a day, seven days a week and was responsible for overseeing 600 computers and seven employees.
During the Bush and Obama administrations, Hal was tasked with maintaining the computer security before, during and after their visits to Scotland and England. For his work, President Bush sent him a certificate of appreciation.
In addition to his wife and his mother, Hal is survived by his children, Darren Richmond and wife Gemma and JoAnna Lull and husband Pete and Kim Lull; brother Todd Spencer Lull and wife Kathy; his mother-in-law Pat; three granddaughters; two grandsons; two grandpuppies; and a niece and nephew.
The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of Hopkins United Methodist Church on Tuesday, March 13, beginning at 9:30 a.m. A memorial service will follow at the church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Joel Fitzgerald officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Hopkins United Methodist Church, or to Elaine.