SULLIVAN, Brian L. “Sully,” 47, of Wintersville died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Steubenville on Aug. 9, 1967, the son of the late Chester L. “Chet” Sullivan and June Shonek Sullivan, who survives of Wintersville. Brian was a 1985 graduate of Wintersville High School.
He retired as a master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in 2010 after 23 years of service. He served in Iraq, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia and Germany. He worked at Andrews Air Force Base and had served former U.S. President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He was a member of the Pittsburgh IAP Air Reserve Station, 911 Airlift Wing in Coraopolis, PA.
He also graduated from ITT Technical Institute with an associate’s degree in information technology. Sully was also a member of Wintersville American Legion Post 557 and its memorial squad.
In addition to his mother Sully is survived by his son Austin Pitts of Columbus, OH; sisters Nanci Sullivan of Bridgeville, PA and Patricia (Doug) Gosney of Wintersville; nephews Eric and Justin Gosney; great nephews Jacob, Michael and Luke Gosney and best buddy Natalie Stewart of Wintersville.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friends may also call on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. until time of service at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Thomas Bullard officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery. Military honors will be held at cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family or the Wounded Warrior Project. Following committal services there will be a luncheon held in Brian’s honor at the Wintersville American Legion Post 557.
Send condolences to www.shorac.com.
SULLIVAN, Brian L. “Sully,” 47, of Wintersville died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Final arrangements are pending.