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Sheridan Mack "Sully" Sullivan

Sheridan Mack "Sully" Sullivan
  • March 24, 1938 - July 8, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Fellowship Baptist Church
    41 N. Bedford Road
    Battle Creek, MI 49037

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“Edith we were sorry to hear about Sully we read it in the Battle creek shopper. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family at this time take care...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry and Fran BARTELL - MI

“We will miss you Sully. Our condolences to your dear wife Edith and your children and grandchildren. We will all be together again some day. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Tom and Dianne Sullivan - Mobile, AL

“I don't know if you remember me, but I was Willards and Jeans daughter. I used to attend Fundamental Church with them. Sully, you and Matt were...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Alphia Snyder - BATTLE CREEK, MI

“God speed Sully. my condolences to Edith and all of sully's family ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Roger Saylor - Coworker

“Sully and I worked together at the Defense Logistics Services Center for many years. He was a good and loyal friend. If I close my eyes, I can...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Nancy Knez - Coworker

“Many fond memories of Sully and Edith. I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Vaughn - Battle Creek, MI

“Worked with two Sully's at the Federal Center. Both were characters! Rest in Heaven my friend! Carry on Scott! Take care Edith. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Wendy Bouchard - Coworker

“RIP "Sully". My Heartfelt condolences to Edith and family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sandra Parks - Battle Creek, MI

“Uncle Sully was my first crush on a man in uniform! He was so very sweet to me. I remember him taking me out for a nice lunch to thank me for being...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Diane Tavegia - Villa Rica, GA

“Sully was my very first supervisor at the Federal Center when I was fresh out of high school (1967). Worked with him for several years and have...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy (Belt) Willitts - Edmond, OK

“So very sorry for your loss. Many great memories of our motorcycle trips, out to eat at our favorite places, and visits to Texas and Florida. You...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Margaret Carll - FAYETTEVILLE, PA


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Sheridan Mack "Sully" Sullivan of Battle Creek, MI

Sully, the son of Mack M. and Ruby R. (Krieger) Sullivan, was born in McPherson, KS on March 24, 1938; was a 1955 graduate of Plainville (KS) Rural High School and moved to this area in 1965. He served his Country honorably and nobly in the United States Navy as Airman specializing as a fireman on the airfield. Sully retired in 1993 as a Supervisor at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Battle Creek after 38 years of faithful service. Him and his wife, Edith enjoyed traveling throughout the Gulf Coast States and Florida during the winter months and he also enjoyed hunting. Sully also took great joy riding his motorcycle and the trips that followed.

Sully was united in marriage to the former, Edith I. Ward in Pritchard, AL on July 15, 1957. Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Edith; his daughter, Melissa A. (Christopher) Somers of Portage, MI; his son, Joseph M. "Matt" (Jennifer) Sullivan, Josh and Erin of East Leroy, MI; three precious grandchildren, Cooper, Cayden and Kaia Somers,; three brothers, Bill (Nancy) Sullivan of Battle Creek, Jon Sullivan of Niles, MI and Scott (Kelli) Sullivan of Brohman, MI and many nieces and nephews. Sully was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Fredrich Jason Sullivan on May 1, 1972.

The Graveside Service to celebrate Sully's life will be held on Monday, August 3rd at 9:30 a.m. at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI with the United States Navy Honor Guard and the Fort Custer Honor Guard bestowing full military honors and Rev. Ron Kenney, Pastor of the Fellowship Baptist Church, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Sully's honor may be directed to Fellowship Baptist Church, 41 N. Bedford Road, Battle Creek, MI 49037. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek is assisting Sully's family.