John Edward "Ed" Sullivan, Jr., 70, of Nixon, TX passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 after a valiant battle against cancer. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Diane Sullivan; their daughters Sherri Sullivan of Seattle, WA and Jennifer Drumm and her husband Mark Drumm of Thorndale, TX; grandchildren Emily Drumm and Mason Drumm; his nieces Debra George and her husband John George and their family of Waco, TX; and Cheryl Walker and her husband David Walker and their family of Austin, TX.
Ed was an officer in the U.S. Army for 23 years and served in the Vietnam War
as a DUSTOFF pilot where he earned 16 awards including the Silver Star and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He retired in 1987 having achieved the rank of Lt. Col.
Arrangements have been made to hold a visitation at Finch Funeral Chapel on Sunday, September 15th from 3p.m. to 5p.m. at 308 E. Third St. Nixon, TX. The burial is scheduled Monday, September 16th at 1:45 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the