Mr. Robert Baxter Sullivan age 86 of the Leeville Community in Lebanon died July 17, 2016 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. A native of Wilson County he was the son of the late Howard Young Sullivan and Kate Callis Sullivan. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. He retired from American Airlines Fleet Service with thirty-five years of service. He was preceded in death by sister, Doris Barber; brother, Charles Clem Sullivan.
Survived by wife of 65 ½ years, Virgie Lannom Sullivan; three children: Judy Howell, Debbie (Ray) Frazier, Jeff (Kristy) Sullivan; two grandchildren: Megan and Logan Sullivan; three sisters: Mary Katherine Bland, Virginia (Claude) Jordan, and Martha Smith.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Rodney Duckett and Bro. Richard Jenkins. Interment – Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Honorary Pallbearers: Retirees of American Airlines, Men’s Sunday School Class of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, Winter Texan Friends. Active Pallbearers: Ricky Sanders, Greg Gibson, James Jordan, Troy Smith, Tommy Barber, Gene Bland, Robert Bland, Steve Smith. Visitation Tuesday 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday after 11 a.m.