OBITUARY: William R. Sullivan

William R. Sullivan

William Richard Sullivan (Bill), age 80, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Bill was born December 17, 1940 to the late Robert and Ada Sullivan.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 57 wonderful years, Dorotha Duke Sullivan (Dottie), his loving daughter Kelly Sullivan Merz (Brian Joseph Merz). Siblings Robert Sullivan (Bob), Patrick Sullivan, Nell Brown, Mildred Sullivan (Mimi), and Linda Langdon. His cherished grandchildren, Kaylin Marie Sewell (Trey Sewell), and Dylan Sullivan Merz, and adored Great Granddaughter, Kinsley Grace Sewell.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; Robert Hart Sullivan and Ada Fowler Sullivan, as well as siblings Stella Shiber and Gerald Sullivan (Jerry).

Visitation will be held at the Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 660 Thompson Ln Nashville, TN 37204 on: Monday, August 9, 2021 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at the Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 beginning at 11:00 am with burial immediately following: Calvary Cemetery, 1001 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: V Foundation for Cancer Research

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