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Junior Sullivan

May 17, 1951 — March 15, 2017

Goreville-Junior Yvonne Sullivan, 65, of Goreville, passed at 9:35 AM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at his home. Junior was born on May 17, 1951 in Johnson County to Louie and Daphene (Webb) Sullivan. He was a hardworking man who grew up running heavy machinery.  His hobby became his work as he later became co-owner/operator of Sullivan Trucking and Backhoe in Goreville for many years with his brother.   He was a member of Operating Engineers Local #318. Junior enjoyed spending time outdoors; camping, fishing, and hunting for raccoons.  He also found enjoyment spending time on the farm tending to his livestock.  His greatest joy however was the time spent laughing and sharing memories with his friends, family and especially his grandchildren.  He was civically involved for many years as a Member of the Saline Masonic Lodge #339.  He attended the Apostolic House of Worship and he will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved him. Survivors include: Sons: Webby and Christy Sullivan of Marion Ryan Sullivan and Michelle Kent of Goreville Brother-Greg and Tammy Sullivan of Marion Grandchildren: Teddy Sullivan Nicole Kent Abbey Kent Loving companion-Kathy Lovelace of Goreville Nieces: Heather and Eric McIlwain of Vienna     (Check spelling) Sarah and Eric Blades of Marion Nephew-Dustin and Angie Albright of Marion Several aunts, uncles and cousins The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville.  Rev. Robert Schierbaum and Rev. R.G. Null will officiate.  Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00, PM, Friday, March 24, 2017 at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Heather Harper Treat Memorial Fund or the Cedar Grove Cemetery and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL   62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit
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Saturday, March 25, 2017

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