11 November 2010

alexandria, la. businessman, retired peabody magnet high teacher dickie sullivan dies

several clips obtained by wst... from the funeral service of richard john "dickie" sullivan, sr., held on 13 november 2010 from philadelphia baptist church, philadelphia community, rapides parish, louisiana.

rev. tom jordan with philadelphia baptist church quoted jesus from john the apostle chapter nineteen and cautioned the sons to take care of and love their mother.

rev. anthony mangun of the pentecostals of alexandria said that mr. sullivan fit the definition the prophet micah gave of what is a good man.

chaplain sheldon reed of the w.d. fisher masonic lodge and masonic fraternity at buckeye, louisiana, on when is a man a mason? (complete uncut audio)

mike sullivan delivers the funeral eulogy sermon for his uncle.
(complete uncut audio)

steve sullivan performs "daddy are we there yet?" a son sings one final time a song he wrote as a child to his father...

united states air force honor guard properly folds the casket flag.

eddie sullivan, a nephew, speaks a few words about his uncle and leads a prayer.

united states air force honor guard
Dickie Sullivan Obit
UPDATE: obituary
wst... is saddened to learn of the passing of richard j. "dickie" sullivan.

sullivan, was a native of holloway, louisiana and a retired longtime welding instructor at peabody magnet high school and businessman, died on 10 november 2010.

several of the businesses that sullivan -- together with his wife audette humbles sullivan are known for, include, sullivan enterprises, inc., the sullivan gun and knife show, a watkins distributorship, a cane syrup manufacturing/bottling operation, metal building fabrication and erection, as well as a truck farm.

sullivan was a veteran of the united states naval service before joining and then retiring from the united states air force.

besides his widow, audette, sullivan leaves behind three sons, rick of california, steve from the dallas texas area and cliff of alexandria, la., and many grandchildren.

services for richard j. "dickie" sullivan are tentatively set for 2:00 pm saturday, 13 november 2010 at philadelphia baptist church.

complete arraignments are expected to be announced shortly after 2:00 pm today from hixson brothers, funeral home.