August 13, 2021, 81, Goldsboro –
James Eddie Sullivan, 81, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County on January 17, 1940 to the late Cleatus Elmer Sullivan and Mildred Viola Kirby Sullivan. James was preceded in death by his wife, Sadie Anderson Sullivan.
James worked with Franklin Baking Company as a truck driver for over 50 years. He enjoyed meeting and visiting with fellow truck drivers and friends at truck stops.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate James’ life at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Williamson officiating. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont, NC.
James is survived by his daughters, Anna Grace Sullivan of Raleigh and Esther Grace Sullivan of Raleigh; son, John Henry Sullivan of Zebulon; grandson, Joseph Sullivan; and brothers, Will R. Sullivan and wife Edith, Ray Sullivan and wife Marguerite, and Edward Sullivan and wife Terri, all of Goldsboro.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.