Robert Franklin “Bobby” Sullivan Jr., 61, of Carnesville, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the Hart Care Center after an extended illness.
Born August 31, 1953 in Atlanta, he was the son of Robert F. Sullivan Sr. MD, and the late June Wilson Sullivan. He was a 1971 graduate of Franklin County High School and attended Emory University. He and his wife Janet were married June 23, 1979. Bobby was a retired insurance agent and had owned the Cotton States insurance Agency in Carnesville. He had served on the Carnesville City Council and had been a member of the Carnesville Lions Club. Bobby was a member of the Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department and had served as fire chief for 19 years. He was a member of the Carnesville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his father, his wife, Janet Lee Forester Sullivan; son, Robert F. “Trey” Sullivan III, Washington, DC; daughter, Keri Lee Sullivan, Warner Robins, GA; two grandchildren, Kiley Sullivan and Mikail Sullivan; and sister and brother-in-law, Laurie and Dan Cannon, Columbia, SC.
Services will be Friday morning at 11am at the Carnesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Lacey Bowcock. The Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in the Franklin Memorial Gardens.
The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 5pm until 8pm Thursday evening at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome but the family request that memorials be made to the Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department, 9265 Lavonia Road, Carnesville, Georgia 30521.