Danny G. Sullivan

Born on February 9, 1949

Departed on November 14, 2018 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Danny G. Sullivan, 69, passed away November 13, 2018 comforted by his wife of 26 years. His visitation will be held Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 12:30-4:30pm. His funeral service and burial will take place Monday, November 19, 2018 at 11:30am.


Mr. Sullivan was born February 9, 1949 in Nashville, TN to Anna Ruth Parker. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, from 1969-71. Upon returning to America, he worked for CSX Railroad as an engineer for 33 years and was active in the endeavors of AmVets. He was a participant in the Nashville Veteran’s Parade yearly. In his spare time, Danny enjoyed tending to his farm and caring for his horses, turkeys, and dogs. He enjoyed traveling, and visited Scotland and Ireland, the lands of his ancestors, in spring of 2017. He was a Little League coach during his son's childhood. He was willing to help friends, family, and neighbors with anything, and opened his home to those in need. He will be sorely missed by many who admired and loved him.


He is survived by his wife, Sandy Sullivan, his son, Travis Sullivan, daughter, Rhonda Love, and granddaughter, Sarah Stewart.


19 Comments to Mr. Danny G. Sullivan

  1. Matthew Riddle says:

    Words can’t Express how much Danny will be missed and how sorry we are for your loss.

    The Riddle Family

  2. Randal j Elliott says:

    Brother You have gone to a better place ,we will always miss you at Vietnam Vets meetings.

  3. David Johns says:

    God Bless you Brother! A man that Loved Country, Family, and his friends. You will be truly missed!

  4. Robert Brooks says:

    Your work here is finished, it’s your turn to rest in eternal peace. We all will miss you Brother. We still have your 6 see you on the flip side Danny.

  5. Jodi (Cantrell) Hite says:

    You will be greatly missed by so many. Be in peace and free of all pain. You will always be in my heart!

  6. Herschell Watson (Class 67') says:

    God bless you and your family Danny.
    You were a good friend, a loyal classmate
    and a great American. Your devotion to your
    country during the Vietnam war never went
    unnoticed, I considered you a hero, and as I
    told you we were proud that you served for
    those of us who were note accepted to go.
    Be in peace with the lord and get the eternal
    rest you so much deserve.

    Thank you my friend, we’ll miss you.

  7. Terry and Carol Williams says:

    We are saddened by the loss of such a great guy. Our prayers and deepest heartfelt sympathy to go each of his loved ones at this time of sorrow. May you all find peace and comfort within your hearts in the days to come. Danny, you will be deeply missed .

  8. Susan (Politzer) Deel says:

    My best friend for 40 years, hero, protector, big brother…..Danny is intertwined in so many memories of my life. He is Godfather to my son, Jay. He was the bravest, most loyal, kindest man I have ever known. Sandy, you gave him the “center” he needed to keep him grounded and he loved you dearly. Rest in Peace, my dear Friend. Thank you for “rescuing” me…. See you in heaven!

  9. Toni and Jeff Queen says:

    We are sorry to hear of the passing of Danny, he was one of a kind, a kind and gentle soul. Always had a big smile that brightened the room. May your memories give you the comfort you need during this difficult time. Prayers to his family and his vast extended family of friends, he treated everyone as family.

  10. Jim Andy Anderson says:

    I have known Danny since high school, we graduated together and worked together at the railroad for almost forty years . Danny is a true hero , loved his country and friends never saying anything bad about anyone . GOD BLESS DANNY YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

  11. Sgt. Ralph' land, ret. US Army says:

    It’s been great to know you as a good riend and a comrade-in-arms. You were a great member of Vietnam Veterans of America chapter 9 5 3 and supported us so much. You were always trying to do things to help everyone especially your fellow brothers in arms. You have suffered so poorly this last year I know you’re in a better place and may you always rest in peace.

  12. Gene Anderson (President, Class of '67 and US Army (Ret)) says:

    I was deeply saddened to learn of your passing. When I last saw you at our 50th anniversary class reunion you were so full of life, telling stories, so funny and jovial – just having a great time with your classmates. I’ll remember your smile and laugh! Thank you for your service to our country and the sacrifices you made. You will be missed, my friend.

  13. Larry and Lisa Hinson says:

    Danny you are loved by many, a stranger to none. Your smile and kind words will be dearly missed. You are a hero and friend to all who knew you.. Trish you have been his best soldier, loving him and caring for him for many years and we love you for that and we know Danny did too, very much. May God put his loving arms around you and hold you until you meet Danny again. May “Danny boy” truly Rest In Peace now and forever.

  14. Alan and Sosan Grider says:

    You have earned your Eternal rest with your patriotism and Brotherly Love. You announced your presence with your laughter and grin. Rest in Peace knowing you ran the good race and answered the call of your country.all who knew you loved and respected you.

  15. james adcock says:

    A good friend and fellow rail roader who spared nothing to help any one in need. An honor to know and work with him and cherish the memories that he left all of us. A true servant for God, Country and Fellow Man that will be missed. To his wife Sandy who never wavered in caring for him we pray for God’s Eternal Blessings during this time and take comfort in his word. Our prayers and thoughts to the family, Jimmy and Gerty Adcock.

  16. Robert Storey says:

    Thank you for your service! Danny was a genuine, kind person who gave all and loved his fellow brother In-Arms.

  17. Ronnie lackey says:

    Sad to see a good man leave so early

    You. Will be in. Our thoughts on parade day

  18. Travis Balthrop says:

    I was sorry to here of Danny’s passing. His suffering is over and will be missed.Danny always had a smile even when you knew he was suffering.Being a Nam vet myself Danny and shared a few stories as we worked together for many years.May God bless your family during this time and hope to share with you in the true R&R.

  19. Ray Greer (VVA) says:

    Very sad to hear this. New and liked Danny very well!

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