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Silky Silky

February 20, 1948 — February 8, 2018

David "Silky" Sullivan, 69, of Hickory passed away at 6:50 PM on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Sullivan was a retired Backhoe Operator from Paducah Water Works, drove for Brooks Bus Lines where he organized trips to UK Basketball games and St. Louis Cardinal Baseball games, and worked for Baptist Hospital 55 Plus Program. He was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church in Paducah and a Kentucky Colonel.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Jean (Willingham) Sullivan of Hickory; three sons, Jason Vaughan and wife Keri of Paducah, Derek Vaughan and wife Sheena of Hickory, Jeffrey David Sullivan and wife Kaci of Paducah; two brothers, Stephen Sullivan and wife Barbara of Tallahassee, FL., Rodney Flint and wife Jane of West Paducah; one sister, Elizabeth Miller of Calvert City; three grandsons; two granddaughters; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.D. Sullivan and Sue Nell (Gardner) Sullivan; one brother, Gary Sullivan.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Hughes Funeral Home in Paducah with Rev. Joe Beal officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery in Paducah.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to any Boston Terrier Rescue Organization.

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Service Details

Monday, February 12th, 2018 12:00pm, Hughes Funeral Home

Interment Details

Maplelawn Park Cemetery

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