Kenneth Owen Shull, 65, of Rockland, Maine and recently of Hillsboro, Ohio, died peacefully at his home, with his wife Carol at his side, on Friday evening, July 18, 2014.
He was born in Toledo, on Aug. 15, 1948.
He attended the Ohio State University as an Evans Scholar and received his BS in accounting in 1970 and his master's of accounting in 1972.
He married Carol Virginia Shuman on June 10, 1972.
He was a teacher for 40 years in the Finance Corps of the U.S. Army at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana, at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, S.C., and at Southern State Community College in Hillsboro. He retired from SSCC in 2012 and was named a faculty emeritus. He helped to negotiate several contracts for the SSCCEA. He served on the Hillsboro City Schools Board of Education.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kyla Marie; a son, Christian Uel; his parents, Dale and Amber (Griffin) Shull; and Daisy the super-beagle.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; his children Lance (Audrey) Shull, Frith (Will) Woolf, Jeremy, Kevin, and Emily Shull; his granddaughter, Nora Woolf; his sisters, Debbie (Dan) Davis and Cynthia Mulkey; his brother, Chris (Deni) Shull; several well-loved nephews and nieces, countless grateful students, many beloved and much-appreciated friends, and Gracie the beagle-bass.
He was an avid Buckeye fan, a lover of sudoku and word jumbles, and a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church community in Hillsboro. He enjoyed watching baseball games, especially minor league, and playing bridge. He was known for his wonderful handwriting and his quiet sense of humor. He hummed.