Sullivan, Francis W. 1929-2021 Liberty, Mo. | Obituaries

LIBERTY, Mo. – Francis William “Monthly bill” Sullivan, 92, of Liberty, Missouri, passed away peacefully March 8, 2021, at property surrounded by his loving family. Invoice was born Feb 7, 1929, in St. Joseph, to James Sullivan and Katherine (Perkins) Sullivan. He graduated from Benton Large College, attended St. Joseph Junior University, then honorably served in the U.S. Army as a radio repairman. Monthly bill proudly served a 37 year profession with the U.S. Postal Services.

In 1957 Monthly bill participated on the workforce with his life-extensive buddy, John Musser, who established the Guinness Entire world history for longest marathon water snowboarding. In 1958 Bill married Margaret Fanning and alongside one another they elevated their 4 daughters in St. Joseph.

After retirement, Invoice and Margaret liked touring and frequented most U.S. Countrywide Parks. Bill’s legacy incorporates the like of loved ones, his deep Catholic religion and the great outdoors which includes camping, fishing and golfing. Just about every summer months Monthly bill, Margaret and their 4 younger daughters loaded into the family members station wagon with tent camper in tow to travel all through the U.S. Monthly bill and Margaret’s adventurous spirit to take a look at, camp, hike and fish continues to be an vital custom and way of everyday living for their 4 daughters and their family members.

Bill is survived by his loving spouse, Margaret, of 62 years and their 4 daughters, Patty (Bob) Shipley, Mary (Pat) Shea, Pam (Patrick) Sams, Kathy (Mark) Yates seven grandchildren and two wonderful-grandchildren.

Invoice was preceded in death by his mothers and fathers and five siblings, Ruth, Agnes, Joe, Raymond and Gene.

The relatives is arranging a non-public Catholic company with burial at Mt Olivet Cemetery.

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