August 17, 1930 - March 10, 2022
Charles Walter Shull, 91, of Greensboro, NC died Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Beacon Place. Born August 17, 1930 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he was the son of Charles Floyd and Juanita Steadman Shull. After graduating from North Charleston High school in 1949, Charlie served in the United States Air Force before pursuing higher education. With a passion for learning, Charlie graduated from University of South Carolina, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Purdue University and the Naval War College. On June 9, 1957 he married Elvera Collins (whom he called the sweetest woman in the world) and remained devoted to her until her death in 2021. Charlie was retired from the Army Map Service where he was branch chief for the team that created lunar maps for the Apollo program. He was a member of Friendly Avenue Baptist Church and the Gate City Lions Club. Charlie often said he lived an immensely blessed life and is now at peace, reunited with his beloved wife and his Savior. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elvera Collins Shull, his parents, and a brother, Frederick Boyd Shull. Surviving are a son, Chuck and wife, Linda, of Greensboro, NC; a sister, Velma Durant of Rockville, MD; three granddaughters, Becky (Brian) Muller, Mary (Tom) Harris, and Jennifer (Jeremy) Smith; eight great grandchildren, Caden Muller, Addison Muller, Collins Lea Muller, Graham Harris, Ellie Harris, Tolliver Smith, Charlie Harris, and Caroline Harris; as well as other family, his beloved Wanderers and friends of the Lions Club. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 14 at 11:00 am at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Daniel Dickard officiating. Burial will be at Summerville Cemetery in Summerville, SC at a later date. The family would like to thank the caregivers who cared for both Charlie and Elvera in their last years, as well as Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Friendly Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund: 4800 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410.
Charles Walter Shull, 91, of Greensboro, NC died Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Beacon Place. Born August 17, 1930 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he was the son of Charles Floyd and Juanita Steadman Shull. After graduating from North Charleston... View Obituary & Service Information
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