Fred 'Sully' Sullivan Jr.
Longtime Alaskan and Kasilof resident Fred “Sully” Sullivan Jr. died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. He was 82.
Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10046 in Soldotna.
Mr. Sullivan was born June 23, 1923, in Inland, Ala. He grew up and received his education in Inland and graduated in 1950 after partial service in the military. Mr. Sullivan served in U.S. Navy beginning in 1941, during World War II and continued his service in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1960.
While in the military he moved to Anchorage in 1955. He moved to the Kenai Peninsula in the early 1960s. Mr. Sullivan worked as a food service technician, chef and baker for Universal Services. He also worked for Alaska Packers in Bristol Bay and for a food service company on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. He retired May 10, 1982. He was a member of the Baptist faith and the VFW Post No. 10046 in Soldotna.
“He use to play baseball and enjoyed fishing,” his family said.
Mr. Sullivan was preceded in death by his three brothers.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas D. Sullivan of Santa Cruz, Calif., Terry Lee Nelson of Ninilchik, and Robert Allen Sullivan of Fallon, Nev.; sister, Sarah Elizabeth Stanford of Coleman, Ala.;14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be sent in his name to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
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