James W. Sullivan

East Tawas, Michigan
April 23, 1928 - June 4, 2021

Service Location

Family Residence


A memorial gathering will take place on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 beginning at 1:00 pm at his residence.

Obituary Notice

James W. Sullivan

Age 93, of East Tawas, MI passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021. He was born in Erie County, New York to the late Cornelius and Irene Sullivan (Messner). Jim was a veteran of the United States Army and he was honorably discharged in 1949. He worked on the crash boats at one point of his career at Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Jim was a carpenter by trade and built many homes and businesses throughout Iosco County over the years. He also worked civil service at WAFB before retiring. Jim was a member of the Oscoda Knights of Columbus, the crazy 8’s and the Tawas Eagles Club. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time hunting, fishing and boating. Jim is survived by his two sons, Tim and Dan Sullivan; 4 grandchildren, Michelle, Mya, Mike, Melissa and his 7 great-grandchildren, Lilly, Violet, Levi, Jax, Adaly, Mikey and Orion. A memorial gathering will take place on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 beginning at 1:00 pm at his residence.


Sorry to hear about Jim, haven't seen him in along time. Remember all the great times we had at the Eagles. I will be in Saginaw that morning. But will try to make it
— Mary Johansen
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you Dan and Tim~
— Deb and Gary Irwin
So sorry to hear about Jim. Bob, Jim and I had a lot of good times together, Bob, Jim and Mel can all play golf together again. RIP Jim.
— June Scott
So sorry to hear about Jim. My prayers and thoughts are with his family.
Kathleen (Sullivan) Winfrey
— Kathleen Winfrey
Jim Sullivan was the Carpenter Foreman at the Robert D Richerson, School in Oscoda he did a great job in the difficult framing of the overhangs. Jim Sullivan was Superintendent of the Construction of the Montmorency County Jail, it was the first Jail built with Glass Bullet resistant panels for a Jail cell, first fully electronic locking system. RIP Jim. The Battle is over!
— Ed Davison Jr

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