Timothy "Tim" L. Sullivan

SHERMAN - Timothy "Tim" L. Sullivan, 75, of Sherman, died at 8:25 a.m., Friday, March 8, 2013, at his home. He was born May 13, 1937, in Springfield, to Timothy J. and Velda Yoakum Sullivan. He married Joyce D. Watson on February 16, 1963; she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Julie (Matt) Zeiter of Chesterfield, MO; two sons, David (Joan) Sullivan of Sonoma, CA and Kevin Sullivan (fiancé, Juliet Ryherd) of Iola, KS; one sister, Barbara (Weldon) Dickson of Manito, IL; six grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents; step-mother, Virginia Sullivan; and stepbrother, William Sharp, preceded him in death.

Mr. Sullivan was a US Navy Veteran. He was a member of St. John Vianney Church and served as a Boy Scout and Cub Scout Leader. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Sherman Council #14024, 4th degree 0201 Bishop Griffin Assembly; AABC Youth Baseball and Fairview Athletic Association; Sangamon Valley Wood Carvers and worked at numerous golf courses. He retired from CWLP after 37 years of service. He volunteered at St. Aloysius School for many years. He was an avid Notre Dame fan. Tim loved to do woodcarving, golf, fishing and travelling with his wife. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at St. John Vianney Church with 4th Degree Honor Guard.

Funeral Mass: 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. John Vianney Church with Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail will conduct Military Honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to the .

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 10, 2013