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In Memory of

Clarence W. SULLIVAN

March 12, 1927 - September 13, 2017

Obituary


Clarence "Sully" William Sullivan
Salt Lake City, Utah


March 12th 1927-September 13th 2017 Clarence was born in Exeter, California to Everett Elisha Sullivan and Martha Dorthula Sullivan. He graduated from Santa Paula High School then enlisted in the United States Navy in 1944 and served as a corpsman. He was very proud to have been able to serve our country. While serving at the Long Beach Naval Hospital he met the love of his life Rossalyn Candland. They were married in 1945 in a small quiet ceremony surrounded by family and friends. After...

Clarence "Sully" William Sullivan
Salt Lake City, Utah


March 12th 1927-September 13th 2017 Clarence was born in Exeter, California to Everett Elisha Sullivan and Martha Dorthula Sullivan. He graduated from Santa Paula High School then enlisted in the United States Navy in 1944 and served as a corpsman. He was very proud to have been able to serve our country. While serving at the Long Beach Naval Hospital he met the love of his life Rossalyn Candland. They were married in 1945 in a small quiet ceremony surrounded by family and friends. After being honorably discharged from the Navy the newly wedded couple moved to Santa Paula, CA and raised their children. Clarence worked at F.M. Pearce Co. for 30 years before purchasing the company in 1972. After retiring and selling the company in 2000 he and Rossalyn made the move to Salt Lake City, Utah to be closer to their children and grandchildren who meant the world to them.

Clarence and Rossalyn were married just shy of 70 years. They were active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints and served in many callings throughout their lives. The enjoyed traveling together especially the time they spent in Ireland. You could often find Sully working in the yard, visiting with lifelong friends and enjoying a meal at his favorite restaurant Las Quince Letras. Sully was a great fan of the L.A. Dodgers and Utah Jazz and rarely missed watching a game.

Clarence is survived by his three daughters Kathleen Jones (Randy Jones), Shannon Sullivan and Kerry Huffaker (Warren Huffaker). He is also survived by his 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter. He was proceeded in death by his parents, his wife and two sons Everett and Timothy.

A viewing and graveside service will he held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Valley View Memorial Park 4335 W 4100 S West Valley City, Utah. Viewing will be at 11:00 am until noon with the graveside service following after.

In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation to the Glioblastoma Foundation www.glioblastomafoundation.org .