Su'esu'e Li Jr.
1951 - 2020
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SSG (Ret) Su'esu'e Li, Jr., known by many as Sue Li, was called to heaven on December 18, at the age of 69, after a brief battle with cancer.
Sue Li was born January 21, 1951 in American Samoa. He is survived by his wife, Senouefa T. (Jenny) Li; daughter, Elizabeth (Sam Faaliga); son, Su'esu'e Li, Jr. II; grandsons, Elijah Faaliga and Euriah Faaliga; four sisters, Lalelei (Gafa Uilelea), Hana (John Torres), Sina (Lauifi Siva), and Carrie; brother, Seattle (Lynda Faifili); countless nieces, great nieces, nephew and great nephews. Sue Li was predeceased by his parents, Reverend Su'esu'e Li Faifili, and mothers, Elisapeta Sea Li, and step-mother, Felofiaina Faifili, and sister, Rita Fortin.
Sue Li was an Army verteran who served for 20 years with one tour in the Gulf War, and was also stationed in Germany and at several locations in the United States. Sue Li retired from the military in 1994. After his service in the military, he continued to serve his country in the capacity of Prison Guard for Hinesville, as a Sheriff serving in counties of Liberty, McIntosh, and Long County, and as a Police Officer in the city of Ludowici, and as an Assistant Police Chief for the city of Darien.
Sue Li had a big heart and believed in what's right for the people. He was always ready to give a helping hand whenever people needed him. His spirit will live on and everyone will remember his high spirits, his love for music, and being the life of the party. He was a great guy, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Sue Li was loved by many and will be truly missed by his family and friends and will remain forever in our hearts.

Visitation services will be held on Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home in Flemington.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home in Flemington with Pastor Filipo Sualevai officiating.

Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home, Flemington, is handling arrangements.

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Published in Coastal Courier from Dec. 22 to Dec. 29, 2020.
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December 26, 2020
To Su' esu'e family, please accept my condolences and prayers for your loss. I met Su back in 1996 with several Samoan guys playing golf at Ft. Stewart. Since then, when ever we ran into each other briefly, we always relate stories of back home Samoa/Guam, Army and surrounding areas. I am great full and honor to have Su'e as friend. I treasure that bonding frienfship, that is rare to have met 24 yrs ago. His attitude and respects always highly commendable whether on duty/off duty. I will dearly missed him, as a friend and a comrade. May the Lord blessed you and your children, everyone that knows him. Adios island boy, your Chamoru friend.
Chaka/Patty Santos
Friend
December 23, 2020
My heart is broken. He was an amazing person and loved by so many.
cheryl hughes
Friend
December 22, 2020
My prayers and condolences to the Li family. I remember Mr. Li from my childhood in Germany. As well as Darien. He always had a smile and laughter to share.
May God bless you with beautiful memories of a beautiful person.
Stephanie Hutcheson
Acquaintance
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