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Lewis Henry Sullivan

Published 12:05am Sunday, May 26, 2013

February 8, 1927 – May 24, 2013
Lewis Henry Sullivan, 86, of Plymouth died Friday, May 24, 2013 at his residence in Plymouth.
Born February 8, 1927 in Beaufort County he was the son of the late Joseph Moye Sullivan and Sarah Boyd Sullivan and was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Irene Windley Sullivan; brothers, Joseph Sullivan and Cecil Sullivan.  Mr. Sullivan was a retired stock prep operator with Weyerhaeuser Corporation, a gentleman farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.  He was a lifelong member of Plymouth First Original Free Will Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and elder for many years.
His family includes his daughters, Phyllis S. Cahoon of Plymouth, N.C. and Thelma S. Lilley of Williamston, N.C.; sons, Wilmer “Weasel” Sullivan and friend Tina of Roper, N.C. and Brian “Buddy” Jones and wife Caroline of Culpeper, Va.; sisters, Janice S. Wright and Mildred S. Waters of Bath, N.C.; brothers, Lee Sullivan of Waycross, Ga., Lester Sullivan, Larry Sullivan and Gary Sullivan all of Bath, N.C.; four grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Plymouth First Original Free Will Baptist Church, Plymouth with Dr. Bobby R. Taylor officiating.  Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Monday, May 27, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Plymouth First Original Free Will Baptist Church, Plymouth and other times at the residence.  Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.  Condolences may be made to the family at

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