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Robert Lee 'Bob' Sullivan
Evansville, Ind.
Robert Lee "Bob" Sullivan, 81, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, at his home.
Bob was born in Evansville, Indiana, on November 12, 1932, to the late John Prentice and Lola Effee (Evans) Sullivan. He graduated from Bosse High School and went on to serve in the United States Army during the Korean War. Bob was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 0194 in Haubstadt, IN and the VFW Post 6576 in Wadesville, IN. He loved riding his Harley with the Patriot Guard and was a member of Lincoln Heritage Chapter Motorcycle Club and Black Beauty Coal Motorcycle Club. Bob enjoyed doing tractor pulls and was an avid Sprint and NASCAR fan. Bob could always be found at "The Shop" having a good time with his friends. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be deeply missed.
Bob is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda Margaret (Cline) Sullivan; daughters, Lee Ann (Larry) Barthlow, of Rineyville, KY, and Mamie Lola (Tim) McDonald, of North Vernon, IN; grandchildren, Kevin Wayne Barthlow, Anna May, Nathaniel Wayne, Abigail Margaret and Audrey Darlene McDonald; he is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents; his son, John Prentice Sullivan, in 2004; sister, Reba Bridges; brother, William Sullivan; and by his stepsister, Virginia Rue.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Browning Funeral Home, 738 E. Diamond Ave. with Rev. Howie Tobak officiating. Burial will be held at Alexander Memorial Park where military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post 6576-Wadesville.
Friends may visit from 2 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Browning Funeral Home and again from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
The family would like to thank all the Hospice Staff for their loving care and compassion.
Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice, PO Box 3487, Evansville, IN 47734 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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Published in Courier Press on June 1, 2014
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