Richard L. Sullivan, 76, of 2925 Ray Mar Court, died at 3:07 p.m. Monday (Sept. 2, 2013) in Blessing Hospital. He was born Jan. 4, 1937, in Quincy, a son of John Daniel and Dorothy Damhorst Sullivan. On May 16, 1992, he married Marjorie Dillon in Quincy. She survives. Richard was a longtime employee of Sears and retired as the manager of the men's department. After his retirement, he enjoyed having a delivery and maintenance position with ETC Computerland. Richard was a big sports fan and enjoyed all sporting events. He was an avid Quincy Blue Devils fan and especially loved attending Blue Devil games. In his spare time, Richard enjoyed working in his yard, gardening and riding his bicycle. He did not know any strangers, and he loved talking to and meeting new people. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Teena (Greg L.) Fisk, of Quincy; three stepdaughters, Donna Leach of Quincy, Diane (Ron) Switzer of St. Charles, Ill., and Dawn (Jeff) Stupavsky of Quincy; a granddaughter, Adrienne Fisk of Quincy; nine stepgrandchildren, Erin (Doug) Wilfong of Alton, Nicole (Bryce) Slough of Quincy, Zachary Leach of Quincy, Lauren Switzer of Tallahassee, Fla., Sara Switzer of Ely, Nev., Matthew Switzer of St. Charles and Isabella, Savannah and Caroline Stupavsky, all of Quincy; four stepgreat-grandchildren, Emma and Hunter Slough and Max and Annika Wilfong; three brothers, John (Angie) Sullivan of Los Cerritos, Calif., Michael (Elaine) Sullivan of Florida and Timothy (Debbie) Sullivan of Galesburg; a sister, Mary Alice (Randy) Akers of South Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Patricia Bangert; and two brothers, Terry and Tom Sullivan. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Melrose Chapel with the Rev. Ron George conducting. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. MEMORIALS: Melrose Chapel. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, 2013