Raymond “Sully” Sullivan
Hornbrook resident, Raymond "Sully" Sullivan, 90, passed away Dec.
Sully was born in June of 1915, in Michigan. He proudly served in
the Army Air Force in World War II. He flew 40 missions on a B-29
in China, India, and Burma. He received the Distinguished Flying
Cross with oak leaf cluster and the Air Medal with three clusters
during the war.
Sully met Josephine in 1963, and they were married on July 31,
1964. He was a district electrician for Jefferson Union High School
District in Daly City for 25 years. In 1978 Sully and Josephine
moved to KRCE in Hornbrook, where they made their home.
Sully was a charter member of the Hornbrook Memorial American
Legion Post No. 403. He was a member of the BPOE Elks Lodge No.
1980 for 27 years, and an R-Ranch member.
Survivors include his wife, Josephine; son and daughter-in-law,
Michael and Paula Sullivan; and grandchildren, Nickolas and
Sully was predeceased by siblings, June, Jimmy and Frank.
The Rosary will be recited 7 p.m., Jan. 2, at Girdner Funeral
Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m., Jan. 3, at St.
Joseph's Catholic Church in Yreka. Burial will follow at the
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sully's name
to the Madrone Hospice, 255 Collier Circle, Yreka, CA. 96097.
Girdner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.