Walter E. ‘Gene’ Dull

Published 2:01 pm Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mr. Walter E. “Gene” Dull, 69, of Yadkinville, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

He was born Aug. 15, 1946 in Rowan County to the late George and Ruth Potts Dull. Mr. Dull was a graduate of Davie High School Class of 1964 and served with the N.C. National Guard. He was retired with more than 35 years of service from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Mr. Dull was a faithful member of Trinity Friends Church in Lewisville where he served in several positions of leadership. He enjoyed being a member of the Yadkin Cruisers and was faithful as long as health permitted. Mr. Dull was a talented woodworker and enjoyed the time he spent camping and traveling with his RV throughout the country with his wife.

He was also preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Charlie F. and Bertha T. Poindexter.

Surviving: his wife of 46 years, Ann Dull of the home; his sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Larry Lanier of Advance; his nephews and their families, Chad Lanier and wife, Stacy and their daughters, Reese and Avery of Huntersville; Greg Lanier and wife, Kate and their daughters, Caroline, Amelia, and Sydney of Cambridge, UK; sister-in-law, Wanda Hall and her husband, Thomas of East Bend, and their daughters, Karen and Jenny; and several cousins and friends.

The family received friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30 at Trinity Friends Church, Lewisville. His funeral service followed in the church at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Hobert Freeman and Dr. Robin Dixon officiating. Burial followed in the Union Cross Friends Church Cemetery.

Memorials: Trinity Friends, 819 Williams Road, Lewisville.