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Bobby M. Sullivan

May 5, 1936 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 82)
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Bobby M. Sullivan, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 13, 2019

Bob was born in Dickson, TN, on May 5, 1936, to the late Harvel and Edna Sullivan.  Preceding him in death was his son, Todd Sullivan, and brother, Ralph Sullivan.

Bob leaves behind his wife, Martha; daughters, Gretchen McDuffie and husband Tripp of Raleigh, Karen Mercer and husband Edward of Fayetteville; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Sullivan of Wilmington; grandsons, Davis McDuffie, Alex Mercer, Drew McDuffie, Miles Mercer; sister, Lila Meek and husband Johnnie of Dickson, TN; sister-in-law, Laura B. Sullivan of Erin, TN; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.  A funeral is planned for 11am on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Highland Presbyterian Church, officiated by Rev. Chip Stapleton.  Burial will follow at Cross Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Todd M. Sullivan Endowment at Duke Cancer Institute, 710 W. Main St. 200, Durham, NC 27701.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.




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