Floyd Wayne Sullivan 79, of Metropolis died peacefully in his daughter’s home in Sherwood, AR on Monday, September 23, 2019.
Floyd as born and raised in Metropolis, IL. He graduated from Metropolis High School in 1958.
Over the years, he along with his wife, Glenda owned Northside Market and Friends in Co as well as others. He spent his last years as Massac Co. Assessor and Treasurer.
He was married to his high school sweetheart for over 60 years. One of their favorite things to do together was take road trips all over the continental United states, but he particularly enjoyed traveling throughout the western states. Floyd enjoyed pitching washers with the Southern Illinois washer pitchers, who are honorary pallbearers, family and the simple things in life.
Floyd and Glenda raised two children; Jeffrey Allen Sullivan (Fonda) and Stacy Lynn (J. Kevin) Sullivan. Floyd’s grandchildren include Jeffrey Alan Sullivan (Mary), Jennifer May (Travis), Meagan Edwards (David), Tracy Logan (Jason), and Racan Aqrabawi (Kellie). He also has 11 great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his siblings John (Wanda) Sullivan, Roger (Ann) Sullivan, Genevieve (Wilburn) May, Neva (Joe) Hicks, Alice Shelby, Brenda (Randy) Langford, all of Metropolis IL. And Lindell (Mary) Sullivan of Hamilton, OH.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Sullivan; his parents Coy Sullivan and Flora Johnston as well as siblings Valda Johnson, Donald Sullivan, Jane Williams and Louise Reed.
Visitation is being held from 11:00am to 1:00pm at Lindsey Funeral Home in Paducah on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Graveside services will immediately follow at Antioch Baptist Church in Rosebud, IL.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the COPD Association.
Online condolences may be left at www.lindseyfuneral.com
Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
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