Floyd Wayne Sullivan, 79, of Metropolis, died peacefully at his daughter's home in Sherwood, Arkansas on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lindsey Funeral Home in Paducah. Graveside service will immediately follow at Antioch Baptist Church in Rosebud.
Floyd was born and raised in Metropolis. He graduated from Metropolis Community High School in 1958.
Over the years, he, along with his wife, Glenda, owned Northside Market and Friends in Co., as well as others. He spent his last years as Massac County Assessor and Treasurer.
He was married to his high school sweetheart for over 60 years. One of their favorite things to do together was take road trips all over the continental United States, but he particularly enjoyed traveling throughout the western states.
Floyd enjoyed pitching washers with the Southern Illinois Washer Pitchers, who are honorary pallbearers, family and the simple things in life.
Floyd and Glenda raised two children, Jeffrey Allen Sullivan (Fonda) and Stacy Lynn (J. Kevin) Sullivan.
Floyd's grandchildren include Jeffrey Alan Sullivan (Mary), Jennifer May (Travis), Meagan Edwards (David), Tracy Logan (Jason) and Racan Aqrabawi (Kellie). He also has 11 great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his siblings John (Wanda) Sullivan, Roger (Ann) Sullivan, Genevieve (Wilburn) May, Neva (Joe) Hicks, Alice Shelby and Brenda (Randy) Langford, all of Metropolis, and Lindell (Mary) Sullivan of Hamilton, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda; his parents, Coy Sullivan and Flora Johnston; as well as siblings, Valda Johnson, Donald Sullivan, Jane Williams and Louise Reed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to the COPD Association.