John Dennis Sullivan, 86, of Carnesville, passed away Tuesday morning, December 29, 2015, at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia.
Born August 14, 1929, in Carnesville, he was the son of the late Franklin Clyde and Minnie Valdivia Sullivan. He was the husband of the late Bobbie Mitchell Sullivan. He was the uncle of the late Bobby Sullivan and brother-in-law of the late June Sullivan. He was a graduate in Pharmacy of the University of Georgia and served in the U S Army during the Korean War as a pharmacist. He and his wife Bobbie established Sullivan’s Drugs in 1957. He was a long time member and presently the president of the Carnesville Lions Club. He was very active in scouting, serving as past scoutmaster for Carnesville Boy Scout Troop 42. He was a lifelong member of the Carnesville United Methodist Church. He served for many years as church treasurer and Sunday School Superintendent.
He is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, John and Winnie Sullivan, Royston, and Jim Sullivan, Birmingham, Alabama; two daughters and son-in-law, Suze Sullivan, Birmingham, and Lee and Charlie Hall, Carnesville, GA; four grandchildren, Burns Sullivan, Haley Sullivan, Peyton Hall and Callie Hall; his brother, Dr. Robert F. Sullivan and niece and husband, Laurie and Danny Cannon.
Services will be Thursday morning at 11am at the Carnesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Dickens and Rev. Dr. Lacey Bowcock. Interment will be at Franklin Memorial Gardens North.
The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 5 until 7 Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome but those wishing to make memorials please do so to the Carnesville United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 69, Carnesville, Georgia 30521.