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Arnold Tim Sullivan of Yukon, OK, passed away unexpectedly at his home on August 15 at the age of 75. Tim was born in Hallowell, KS to Ella and Emmett Sullivan on August 8th, 1946. He graduated from CCRHS in 1964. He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968. Tim then went to work at Princess Homes until it closed then Yellow Freight where he retired after 33 years.
A devout Christian, Tim accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age. He was an active member of Council Road Baptist Church in Bethany, OK, sharing his faith with family, friends, even strangers. Tim loved hunting, fishing, carving, and painting. An avid lover of the outdoors, he enjoyed camping in his RV, metal detecting, arrowhead hunting, and playing music with his handmade dulcimer. Known for his fantastical tall tales and quirky sense of humor, he will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Sullivan of the home. Children, Kristi Miller (Gary) of Frontenac, KS and Scott Sullivan (Misty) of Columbus, KS. Grandchildren Megan Tilley (Matt) Aaron Sullivan (Natalie), Seth Sullivan (Meagan Kay), and Kylie Miller. Great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Adalynn, Kinlee, and Kayson. He is also survived by his siblings Emmett Sullivan, Jr. (Ruth Ann), Bob Sullivan (Roberta), Edna Vance (Gary), and Ramona Meise.
Tim is preceded in death by his parents Emmett and Ella Sullivan.
A visitation with his family and memorial will be held on Saturday, Sept 25th at The First Baptist Church in Oswego, KS. Visitation will be at 2 pm with service to follow at 3 pm. Jim Irwin officiating.
In place of flowers, the family requests donations are made to St. Jude Children Research Hospital and/or The Warrior’s Project to assist veterans.
Judy Miller says
Kristi and family
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father/grandfather and husband.
My thoughts and prayers to all the family
Michelle McDown says
Kristi and family,
I am so sorry for your loss and will keep you in my prayers.
Sending my love and hugs.
Margaret L. (Oliver) Scruggs says
Barbara, Kristi and all family members, I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God be with you and comfort you.
Dixie Thompson says
To Barbara and all of Tim’s family
My heart goes out for the grief everyone is dealing with
Prayers for all
Janet & Glendal King says
To Barbara and all the family. So saddened by Tim’s passing, yet so thankful he loved the Lord and knew him as his savior. Many prayers for comfort for each of you.
Micah White says
Tim was a joy to be around. Him and Barbara were an amazing pair. I never had one interaction where kindness, encouragement and a healthy sense of humor wasn’t expressed. We are praying for your family.
Don and Karen(George) Smith says
To the Sullivan Family, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss of Tim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. The Lord be with each of you.
Mary Oliver Reimer says
Barbara and your family I am so sorry for your loss of a friend, husband, Father and Grandfather. My heart goes out to you all with love and prayers for comfort and peace. I only wish i could have meet this special gentleman
in person. Felt that i knew him from pictures and comments that i have read from you and family. I know he will greatly be missed by all that knew and loved him.
Love you cousin take care.
Bob & Linda Evans & Norma Murdoch says
Our prayers are with you all! May God will grant you strength and peace with wonderful memories & time to heal.
Stuart York says
We were saddened to hear of your loss. We are praying for you and your family. We are also rejoicing because of the home he has in heaven. We are grateful for his life and his testimony for the Lord. You too are a wonderful example of faith in God.