Michael Raymond Hull, 63, Chanute, passed away due to complications related to cancer, on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born to Ray and Mary (Huffmaster) Hull in Wichita, on May 1, 1955. He attended Altoona Midway High School, graduated from Chanute High School, and went on to earn his bachelors degree from Pittsburg State University and his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law.
Mike was a loving partner, dad, and Papa. His greatest joy was time spent with his family, and especially that with his nine grandchildren. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, watching the Royals and the Chiefs play, spoiling his grandchildren, and showing people he loved them by making their favorite dishes or baked goods. He worked as an attorney in Chanute for almost 30 years and served as the Chanute Municipal Court judge for over 20 years. His dedication to his family, friends, and community will be missed by all who had the honor of knowing him.
Mike is survived by his partner, Philip Fontes, of the home; mother, Mary Hull, Humboldt; children, Christina Morris and husband, Travis, of Topeka, Caitlyn Abbott and husband, Jeremy, of Springdale, Ark., Philip Fontes Jr. and wife, Angela, of Cherryvale, and Sara Fontes, of Independence; brother, Steve Hull and wife, Angela, of Wichita; grandchildren, Madison Morris, Brady Morris, Nolan Morris, Owen Abbott, Oliver Abbott, Connor Fontes, Kenzley Fontes, Philip Fontes III, and Adalyn Fontes; former spouse and mother to Christina and Caitlyn, Helen Hull; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Hull, and his grandparents.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Countryside Funeral Home, 16 N. Forest, Chanute. Inurnment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt, at a later time.
Memorials have been suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Countryside Funeral Home, 16 N. Forest, Chanute, KS 66720, is in charge of arrangements.