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Lynwood B. Sullivan



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Date published: 12/17/2012

Lynwood B. Sullivan

Lynwood B. Sullivan, 71, of Falmouth passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital with loved ones by his side.

Mr. Sullivan was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Falmouth to the late John B. and Florence Sullivan.

He lived in Falmouth his entire life, graduating from Stafford High School and Danville Technical Institute. He worked at Dahlgren NSWC, where he retired in 1993 after 30 years of service. He was a longtime member of the Fredericksburg Elks Lodge and Knights of Pythias.

Mr. Sullivan was also an avid softball player and was inducted into the Central Virginia Softball Association Hall of Fame in 2003. It was through softball that he developed many lifelong friendships.

After retiring, Mr. Sullivan spent his time enjoying his grandchildren and attending all of their school activities and sporting events.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Garnett Sullivan, a recent honoree on the Stafford Indians Alumni Wall of Honor Memorial; and sister Hazel Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Sterling Sullivan; son Todd Sullivan and wife Tracy; daughter Vicki Sullivan Sowers and husband Jack; grandchildren Taylor Sullivan, Camden Sowers, Cole Sowers, Tannor Sullivan and Tucker Sullivan.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Ferry Farm Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paige Young officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division Inc., 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, Va. 23060-9904.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.