Clarence Sullivan

September 6, 1931 - July 26, 2022
Clarence  Sullivan

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Clarence Sullivan, age 90 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at the Novant Health at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Wilmington, and raised in Leland.  He served in the US Air Force and was retired from Southern Bell Telephone Co, with 33 years of service. After his retirement he owned and operated Sullivan Telephone Service, and later served as a School Bus Driver in New Hanover County.

Clarence was the son of the late Jasper Bibb Sullivan and Bessie Ola Benton Sullivan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Jeannette Sullivan, his son, Gary Clarence Sullivan; grandson, James Robert Groome, and son in-law James Robert Weaver.

Clarence is survived by two daughters, Candace Weaver, and Renee Sullivan; grandchildren, Cory Steven Groome, Erron Sullivan, Will Sullivan and Billie Lynn Highet; great grandchildren, Wyatt Groome, Kayden Groome,  Rory Groome, and Hamish Highet.

Memorial service will be planned for a later date.

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  • August 05, 2022
    Patricia Sullivan Smith says:
    Lost my last Uncle. You will always be in my heart.RIP Clarence and join Aunt Jean. It will be a great reunion. We love both of you. Patricia and Rudy

  • August 05, 2022
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