Memories of Raymond Sullivan

a life remembered

Raymond “Sully” Sullivan

Hornbrook resident, Raymond "Sully" Sullivan, 90, passed away Dec. 28, 2005.

Sully was born in June of 1915, in Michigan. He proudly served in the Army Air Force in World War II. He flew 40 missions on a B-29 in China, India, and Burma. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster and the Air Medal with three clusters during the war.

Sully met Josephine in 1963, and they were married on July 31, 1964. He was a district electrician for Jefferson Union High School District in Daly City for 25 years. In 1978 Sully and Josephine moved to KRCE in Hornbrook, where they made their home.

Sully was a charter member of the Hornbrook Memorial American Legion Post No. 403. He was a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge No. 1980 for 27 years, and an R-Ranch member.

Survivors include his wife, Josephine; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Paula Sullivan; and grandchildren, Nickolas and Elisha.

Sully was predeceased by siblings, June, Jimmy and Frank.

The Rosary will be recited 7 p.m., Jan. 2, at Girdner Funeral Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m., Jan. 3, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Yreka. Burial will follow at the Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sully's name to the Madrone Hospice, 255 Collier Circle, Yreka, CA. 96097.

Girdner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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