Frederick John Kull Sr. passed away on Sunday October 15, 2017 at his residence at Ivy Springs Manor in Buford, GA. He was 94 years old. Fred was born in Saginaw, MI on July 27, 1923. After graduating high school in Midland MI in 1941, he attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester MA where he graduated in 1945. He also later received a Master’s Degree from the University of Texas in Austin TX. Fred served in the United States Navy in both WW II and during the Korean Conflict. Fred began his working career at Dow Chemical in Midland MI. He later worked for Pan American World Airways in the space program and at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida space program. In 1970, he took a job with Norfolk Southern Railways in Atlanta GA where he worked until his retirement in 1988. Fred was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Marian Jean Milne Kull, his mother and father Frene and Lynus Kull, and younger sister Sybil Kull Fortier. He is survived by his 3 children Fred Kull Jr of Fayetteville GA, Kathleen Kull Tanaka of Roswell GA, Carolyn Kull Rowlett of Flowery Branch GA, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Fred was a long time member of Tucker United Methodist Church in Tucker GA and then at Trinity United Methodist Church in Duluth GA. Fred was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. The family will hold a private memorial service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Homestead Hope Foundation 10888 Crapapple Road Roswell, GA 30075

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  1. Carolyn, my prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. Your dad was a great person and neighbor. We all have fond memories of him as we grew up on Foxglove Rd. He had a wonderful long life and a loving family. You are lucky you had him so long in your life. Happy thoughts.
    Bob

  2. Uncle Fred was a remarkable man who will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Blessings for the repose of his soul and prayers for his family.

  3. So sorry to hear Uncle Fred has passed away. I have so many fond memories of him. Praying for all of you as you navigate the future without your beloved father. There is another heavenly angel to watch over us all.

  4. So glad to have many happy memories of your mom and dad and special times shared together. He was a kind, funny, loving, intelligent man with many good joke jokes he loved telling. He was a special guy. Love to you all

  5. So many great memories! My heart is sad, but my soul is full – how blessed to have had him as an Uncle. My thoughts are with you all.

  6. Revelation 21:4
    And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  7. Although I never had the honor of meeting Fred personally – we both shared a deep love for our family history. I ‘met’ Fred online sometime in the late 1980’s….we quickly realized that we shared a large number of distant relatives. I was pleased to introduce him to another family member, from the Pfeifer family, who lived in Bernbach, Germany – the root of many of our Kull family. I could go on with this for along time. We oftened joked about how to stop the squirrels from stealing the bird food. I tried for a few years to locate Fred after he stopped working at the Family History Center – but to no avail. I am very sorry for your loss. I would love to hear from ‘you’ re what happened to all of his family history papers. Thank you, Jack Cipriano – Port St Lucie, Fl. Retired Navy vet.

  8. Fred and I met online and later in person in Tucker when I was in Atlanta on business. He and I shared a love of family history and had a number of life experiences in common. He helped me connect my Waidners with the Kulls. Turns out we were quite connected via marriages both in Germany and In Baltimore, MD. When Fred moved from the Tucker address he and I lost touch with each other. I’m sorry to hear of his passing.

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