Wayne Hults

Wayne Hults

Wayne Hults, a longtime resident of rural Annapolis,  passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was 82.

He was born on Dec. 11, 1935, at St. Louis, to parents Charles F. and Georgia (Seals) Hults.

On April 23, 1966 he married Wanda Pritchitt.

Wayne was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Much of his past times revolved around playing and or teaching his family to play cards. Outdoor activities revolved around fishing. He also enjoyed trips to Las Vegas. Before his wife Wanda passed on June 23, 2016 they celebrated their 50th anniversary together. Prior to his retirement, he worked many years for General Motors as an assembler.

He is survived by three daughters, Carrie Montgomery of Pevely, Merea Silvey of Annapolis, and Amy Lashley of Des Arc; grandchildren, Tamara Kendell, Richard Hunnicutt III, Shawna Hunnicutt, Tabitha Montgomery, Tracy Montgomery, Isabella Wilkins, Zac Lashley and Evan McFadden; great-grandchildren, Madison, Gage,  and Bentley Kendell, Nicholas and Laila Jett, Terry Gavin Richards, Allen James Hooker, Karissa Shelden, Konner, Kruz, and Kolten Montgomery; sisters, Barbara Little and husband Ron of St. George, UT, Dola Dixon of Wichita KS; sister-in-law, Brenda Hults of Afton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son, Richard Hunnicutt; brothers, Paul and Stanley Hults; and two sisters, Vivian Richey and Virginia Eppers.

Visitation was held on Sunday, July 8, 2018, from noon until 2 p.m. at Ruegg Funeral Home in Piedmont,

Funeral service followed at 2 p.m. at the chapel with Rev. Dan Pitchers ministering to the family.

Terry Gavin Richards, Zac Lashley, Tim Cash, Jeff Stevenson, Matt Love, Rickey Bower and Kirk Hults served as pallbearers.

Burial followed at Annapolis Cemetery with full military honors by Missouri Army National Guard and Bismarck Veterans of Foreign Wars.