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Lt. Col. (Ret.) John W. Sullivan, Jr.

Marion, AR

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) John W. Sullivan Jr, 80, of Marion, Arkansas died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

LTC Sullivan was awarded the Bronze Star with V Device, Army Commendation Medal with V Device and 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm and the Combat Infantry Badge . After retirement he was the JROTC instructor at West Memphis High School, and a member of Post 5225 Marion and West Memphis Veteran of Foreign Wars. He was an Episcopalian.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michele Sullivan Eckland, and a grandson Robert Eckland.

He is survived by his wife Beverly Sullivan of Marion, AR; two sons, John W. Sullivan III (Donna) of Rogers, AR; and Patrick Sullivan of Fayetteville, AR; three grandchildren, John W. Sullivan IV, Shannon Sullivan and Bryan Sullivan.

Visitation will be from 2:00 PM with a Celebration of Life service at 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis, Arkansas.

Memorials may be made to LeBonheur Children's Hospital or .

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Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 27, 2017
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