Donald Maurice Hull

East Alton | Monday, January 4 2016

Donald Maurice Hull, 81, passed away at 2:00 pm Monday, January 4, 2016, at Elmwood Nursing Home in Maryville.   

He was born on December 30, 1934, in Alton, IL, the son of Maurice C. and Loraine H. (Schmidt) Hull.  

He married Donna J. Higdon on December 13, 1969, in Alton, IL.  She survives. 

Don was a salesman for Albrecht Hamlin Chevrolet for 30 years until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of the Bethalto Masonic Lodge.  

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sharon Hosford of East Alton; granddaughter Heather Hosford of East Alton; great grandson Jesse Selby; a twin sister and her husband, Sally H. and John Hogan of Chesterfield, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Richard Starkey; and a grandson Jesse Outhouse.

Visitation will be Friday, January 8, 2016, from 12:00 pm until time of Masonic Services at 1:00 pm at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.  Funeral Services will follow at 1:15 pm with Pastor Terry McKinzie.

Private graveside services will be held on a later date.


Memorials may be made to St. Louis Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. 

An online condolence and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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