James H. Sullivan, 78, of Warsaw, formerly of Saline County, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia.
Cremation. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Organist Bethany Weiker will play "The Old Rugged Cross and "In the Garden." Burial with military honors will be in Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia.
Born Jan. 17, 1928, in Miami, he was the son of the late Bennie A. and Helen Paschal Sullivan. He was married to Kathleen Sullivan; she survives of Somerville, Tenn. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a member of American Legion Post Number 217 in Warsaw and Elks Lodge in Warsaw. He was a truck driver for C & F Truck Lines for 35 years until his retirement. He was also a member of the Teamsters Union. He resided in Kansas City for 30 years before moving to Memphis, Tenn. He moved to Warsaw in 1997 from Memphis.
In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Terry Lee Sullivan and his wife, Janette, of Parkville; two daughters, Loyce Ann Clark and her husband, Robert E., of Blue Springs, and Tammy Essary and her husband, Ray, of Somerville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred "Sue" Hager of Warsaw and Mary Berlekamp of Marshall.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Sullivan.
Additional information provided per family recompense.