David Roy Sullivan, 72 of Morrisonville passed away at 4:39 PM on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at his home with his family by his side.


He was born on November 23, 1943 at Decatur the son of J. Roy and Marjorie (Schmedeke) Sullivan. David married Diane McWard on October 26, 2002 at Havana, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.


David was a lifelong farmer in the Morrisonville area. He was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church and a lifetime member of Knights of Columbus Council 1151. He was founding board member of PMRA, former member of St. Maurice School Board and Morrisonville School Board and past member of Christian County Soil and Water Conservation District. He was also a former active member of Cursillo.


Survivors: Wife, Diane Sullivan of Morrisonville, IL; Daughters, Pam (Mike) Durbin of Ft. Myers, FL, Darlene (Roy) Niemeyer of Butler, IL, Lorie (Bill) Brown of Brookport, IL, Dianna Laurent of Hillsboro, IL and Dana (Jeremiah) Schroeder of Taylorville, IL; Son, Gregory (Karla) Sullivan of Palmer, IL; Step Daughters, Megan (Neil) Hanlon of Gillespie, IL and Molly (companion, Ben) McWard of Macomb, IL; Step Sons, James (Kelly) McWard of Morrisonville, IL, William McWard of Palmer, IL and Joseph McWard of Columbia, MO; 14 Grandchildren; 6 Great Grandchildren; 4 Step Grandchildren; Sister, Shirley Hand of Irving, IL; Brothers, John Sullivan and Paul (Ricki) Sullivan both of Nokomis, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews.


Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville with Rev. Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery in Morrisonville. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00-8:00 PM at St. Maurice Catholic Church.


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Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.

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