John L. Sullivan

Born: Sun., Jun. 4, 1944
Died: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017


12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
7:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Location: Goad Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Nov. 25, 2017
Location: Goad Funeral Home

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John L. Sullivan, 73, of Bethpage, TN passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at his residence.  The Adolphus, KY native was a U.S. Marine veteran who served in Viet Nam.  He was a son of the late Lonzo Wilson Sullivan and Sallie Effie Chandler Sullivan.


He is survived by his common law wife of 30 years: Betty J. Tucker, Bethpage, TN;

2 sons: Lance Sullivan, Scottsville, KY and Shane Sullivan, Bowling Green, KY;

4 daughters: Machell Testerman and Rachel Sullivan, both of Bowling Green, KY; Karen Randolph and husband, Mike, Franklin, KY and Jane Sullivan Reid, Scottsville, KY; 

3 brothers: Paul Sullivan and wife, Frances; Billy Sullivan and wife, Virginia, all of Adolphus, KY; Roy Sullivan, Scottsville, KY;

13 grandchildren: Amber Borden, Aaron Borden, Chris Taylor, Ryan Randolph, Hannah Randolph, Lauren Newman, Makayla Sullivan, Miranda Sullivan, Jaylin Sullivan, Caiden Sullivan, McKensley Sullivan, Kiana Sullivan and Jayden Sullivan;

2 great grandchildren: Ava Hayes and Jack Hayes;

Special niece: Janie Wilson and husband, Michael, Bethpage, TN;

He was preceded in death by 3 brothers.


Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Gary Sullivan and Bro. Kenny Sullivan officiating and burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be 12:00 Noon to 8:00 P.M. Friday and after 7:00 A.M. Saturday until funeral time.

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Shirley Borden
   Posted Wed November 22, 2017

TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Phyllis and Shirley Borden.

Mr. Sullivan, thank you for your service. Amber and Aaron so sorry for your loss and may you always remember the good times and loving memories. Phyllis and Shirley Borden

Mary Kathern & Herb Beadle
   Posted Wed November 22, 2017
My sincere sympathy to all the family. I knew John L. almost his entire life. I know he will be missed by many. Very grateful for his service. May God comfort each of you.

Anna Stockhoff
   Posted Wed November 22, 2017

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Jim and Becky Davis, Chet and Melanne Sullivan, Harold and Libby Sullivan, Carl and Jan Brown, Ronnie Sullivan, Margie Hutcheson, Nathan and Annie Stockhoff.

Our Deepest sympathy. Love and Prayer, Jim and Becky Davis, Chet and Melanne Sullivan, Harold and Libby Sullivan, Carl and Janice Brown, Ronnie Sullivan, Margie Hutcheson and Nathan and Annie Stockhoff.

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