Melvin Scott Shull

August 20, 1940October 10, 2013

SHULL, Melvin Scott (Sonny), 73 of Prattville, passed away Thursday October 10, 2013. The family will receive friends at Ridout’s Chapel Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 3:00 PM from Ridout’s Prattville Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill cemetery. Mr. Shull was born August 20, 1940 in North Carolina to the late Jesse Murle Shull and Mary Elizabeth Shell Shull. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran and retired after many years of service. His overseas postings included tours of duty in Vietnam and Guam. Mr. Shull was also very active in the Scouting program for many years. He had many hobbies and interests which included, cooking, working crossword puzzles, listening to and participating in talk radio programs, watching old westerns and classic movies, and he was an avid animal lover. He is survived by his son, Michael Shull of Prattville; a sister, Murlene Sellers of Charlotte, N.C., a close friend, Mike Renegar. In memory of Mr. Shull, contributions may be made to the Autauga / Prattville Humane Society, 1009 Rueben Road, Prattville, Alabama 36067.


  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, October 24, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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james eady

October 24, 2013

Fatboy made our days a lot brighter when he called into Greg's show. He was someone special. He will be missed.

Larry E

October 23, 2013

Here are a lot of people who probably will not be able to sign the guest book or make the visitation or funeral.

Larry Eakin

October 23, 2013

Well, we all who listened on 'Talk Radio' knew him as 'FATBOYYYYYYY!!!, but just by listening to his calls, we all know he was more than that character on Greg's show. He brought JOY to all who heard him and his subtle sense of humor was a special talent. I will miss his calls and though I never knew him on a personal basis, everytime I eat a fried balogna sandwich or a glass of milk, I will hear that genuine laugh come through as only he could do. May you rest in peace and joy be brought to your family even in this time of sadness.

John Gayle

October 23, 2013

I will miss "Fatboy's" calls to Greg. He always had something interesting to say and was always entertaining.

Brian Moseley

October 23, 2013

I did not know Mr. Shull personally but felt that I did through Mr. Budell's radio show. "Fatboy", as he called himself will be greatly missed.I enjoyed his comments and witty humor. Prayers for his family.

Mark Igo

October 22, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. And will miss his insight that he was always ready to give to anyone that would listen.

franklin hicks

October 22, 2013

RIP Fatboy will miss u alot you always made good point's when you called greg's show morning or afternoon condolences to your family

Marylee Domergue

October 22, 2013

Going to miss hearing you in the mornings on Greg's show.

delta dawn

October 22, 2013

Going to miss hearing you on the Greg Show.

Betty Griffin

October 19, 2013

On behalf of Melvin Scott Shull's Newton-Conover High School class of 1958, we send sincere condolences to Michael, Murlene and all of the family. We had hoped Melvin could be with us this weekend to celebrate our 55th graduation anniversary. We believe, however, he is in a much better place. Melvin will be memorialized at our reunion dinner. God be with you and bless you.