ROCK HILL -- Mr. Billy Ray Sullivan, 75, of 123 Alabama Court, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at his home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Park Baptist Church, with the Rev. Randy Hatcher officiating and the Rev. William H. Elder assisting. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park on Cherry Road.
A native of Chesterfield County, S.C., Mr. Sullivan was a son of the late William Columbus Sullivan and the late Millie Edith Kirkley. He was a member of Park Baptist and retired from Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Company and the S.C. National Guard after serving both for 32 years. He was preceded in death by two grandsons, James and Kenneth Elder; seven brothers, Clyde, Russell, Finley, Harold, Conley, Zeddie and Winston Sullivan; four sisters, Macie, Gracie, Frankie Sullivan and Myrtle Matthews.
Mr. Sullivan is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Lee Miles Sullivan of the home; his sons, Donald Ray Sullivan and wife, Michelle and Timothy Frank Sullivan and wife, Rosemary, all of Rock Hill; his daughters, Mary Elizabeth Elder and husband, William H. (Buzzy), Patricia (Patti) S. Roach and husband, Drake, all of Rock Hill; his brother, Howard Sullivan and wife, Fannie of Rock Hill; his sister, Gertrude Hatcher of Jefferson, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Mike Elder and wife, Barrett, Casey Elder, Katie R. Conant and husband, Cliff, Kara Roach, Adam Sullivan, Miles Sullivan and Reid Sullivan; and four great-grandchildren, Justin, Andy, Jackson and Anna Quinn Elder.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or Park Baptist Church, 717 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC 29730.