He was born in Sullivan County on Sept. 3, 1929, he was the son of John Hulen and Arlie Oleta Bedwell.
He graduated from Sullivan High School in 1947 and retired from Wonder Bread in Terre Haute after 30 years. He was a member of the Farmers Chapel Community Church in Terre Haute, the Moose Lodge #1434 in Linton, Elks Lodge #2157 Port Charlotte, Fl.. He dearly loved boating, skiing, camping, dancing, and playing ping pong and pool with his grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Mitchell W. Hulen, one daughter, Cynthia Jo Hulen, a granddaughter, Amy Jo Sheffler, a half brother Jerry Lee Walters, three step brothers; Harold, Dale, and Norman Walters, two step sisters; Betty Rose Combs and Dorothy Willis.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Anna Bernice Christy Hulen. They were married on July 24, 1949. Other survivors also include: one daughter, Judy Sheffler (Keith) of Shelburn; a half-brother, James Michael Walters (Maxine) of Zolfo Springs, Fl.; two grandsons, Kevin Sheffler (Tina) and Jeff Sheffler (Elizabeth); two step-great grandchildren, Nasya and Larry Dietz.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Banks and Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan with Pastor Harold Throckmartin officiating. Burial in the Center Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and before services Monday.