LeRoy Thomas Tull of Bridgeville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at his home.
He was born in Greenwood on Jan. 5, 1926, son of the late William N. and Myrtle J. (Williamson) Tull.
Mr. Tull was a proud veteran, serving in the US Army Air Corps. His love of country continued throughout his life as a founding member of Greenwood VFW Post 7478. He made his career at the DuPont Company as a supervisor, retiring after 35 dedicated years. Mr. Tull was an amazing business man. He was instrumental in the Don-Lee Margin Company, Tullies Diner, Olympic Sporting Goods and Tulls Carriage House. He was a licensed realtor and a gentleman farmer.
Mr. Tull enjoyed antiques, collectibles, traveling, golf, and volunteering. He was a member of the Lions Club, Union United Methodist Church, and the VFW. Mr. Tull loved his country and his community, which was evidenced by his honorable way of life and his example of kindness and generosity. Above all, he cherished time spent with family and friends.
Mr. Tull was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Tull was preceded in death by his son, Ronald G. Tull; his grandson, Jason G. Tull; and his brother, William M. Tull.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 73 years, Marian E. (Breeding) Tull of Bridgeville; his sons, Daryl L. Tull (Barbara) of Seaford, Jeffrey R. Tull (Pamela) of Bridgeville, and Richard L. Tull (Janice) of Dover; his grandchildren, Scott A. Tull (Lisa) of Greenwood, Natalie B. Tull of Bridgeville, Wendy B. Parker (Anthony) of Fuquay Varina, N.C., and Brandon R. Tull of Seaford; his five step-grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; his brother, Donald H. Tull of Greenwood; his daughter-in-law, MaryLou Tull of Cary, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, where friends may call from 10 to 11. Interment will follow at Bridgeville Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Hardesty Chapel, Bridgeville.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Mr. Tull’s memory to the Bridgeville Lions Club, PO Box 414, Bridgeville, DE 19933 or Union United Methodist Church, 2 N. Laws St., Bridgeville, DE 19933.
Please visit Mr. Tull’s life memorial webpage and sign his online guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.