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Patrick E. Sullivan

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SULLIVAN, Patrick E., age 76, passed away peacefully on September 30, 2021. He was born June 24, 1945 in Springfield, Ohio to Joseph and Bernadine (Willoughby) Sullivan. He is survived by his three children, Bryan (Theresa) Sullivan, Sheryl (Randy) Wykle and Lori (Joseph) Fordham; his brother Michael (Darlene) Sullivan, sister Debra Knaub, sister-in-law Ann Sullivan and brother-in-law Rodney E. Myers as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A special acknowledgement to his granddaughter Stephanie Sullivan-Rapp who assisted in his care and comfort. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Tom Sullivan; sister, and brother-in-law, Sheila (Richard) Comer and sister, Maureen Meyers. Pat was hired in 1969 as a Road Deputy at the Clark County Sheriff’s Department. In 1977 he became a Detective in the Investigations Division where he spent most of his career. In 1986 he was promoted to Sergeant and in 1990 was promoted to Lieutenant. While at the Sheriff’s Office he received numerous letters of commendation and awards. Pat was also a qualified instructor in the Ohio Peace Officer’s Basic Training Program for the State of Ohio. He retired from the Sheriff’s office in 1999 and served as an uncompensated Special Deputy. He resigned as a Special Deputy in 2007. Pat started his retirement career at South Vienna in 2000 as Chief of Police in the Village of South Vienna. Pat excelled at his position, and established a stable, caring, and lawful environment of which the residents of South Vienna will be forever grateful. Pat would take great care in training his police recruits to have the professionalism and thoughtfulness that makes a good police officer. He would be very much involved in fundraisers, neighborhood watch, various safety classes and programs, as well as Ritchie Bros Auctions, the South Vienna Corn festival (that was his main passion), Beggar’s night, Christmas in the Village, just to name just a few. Chief will be sadly missed by many special friends, including Mayor Toni Keller, his wonderful police department, as well as all other village employees, volunteers, and residents. ** Note from the WHOLE of the Village of South Vienna - we were all his friends, and we will never forget him!! ** Pat was a member of the Clark County Command Officer’s Association, the Union Club, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 536, VFW Post 1031 (Social Member), Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Elks Lodge 51, and was on the Board of Directors for the Clark County Employee’s Credit Union. He also served as a Co-Chairman on Drug Abuse for the State Elks Association. He was an avid golfer and had a strong love for the game. Viewing for Patrick will be Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at CONROY FUNERAL HOME. No services will be conducted. A Memorial will be scheduled with full honors at a later date and time. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to South Vienna Police Department or Clark County Sheriff’s Department to help others in our Community. South Vienna EOW 07:15 09/30/2021 RIP Pat.
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Our Deepest Sympathy and Sincere Condolences to the entire Sullivan Family. Pat was a great mentor and good friend, and he'll certainly be missed by many.

- Larry and Pam Fisher, Wednesday October 6th, 2021

I am not able to attend on Wednesday but will be thinking of you. Pat was a great guy always willing to help and you knew you could count on him. He will never be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers will be with you.

- Janice Lemmons, Monday October 4th, 2021

I wanted to pass along my condolences to Pat's friends and family. I worked a number of cases with Pat in the old days when I was a prosecuting attorney. A great professional officer and a pleasure to be around. My warmest wishes. Judge Carey

- Judge Carey, Monday October 4th, 2021

Our deepest Condolences go out to the Sullivan Family. Our prayers go out to you as well as our Love. Your Dad was such a wonderful man and the legacy he leaves behind is Insurmountable!! May God Bless you All and Keep you in His Grace and Comfort! Our Deepest Respect Doug, Cindy and the Bartee Flight Rachel, Lance Daniel Louis and Isabella (Bella)

- Mr. & Mrs. Paul D. Bartee Jr, Monday October 4th, 2021

Our deepest Condolences go out to the Sullivan Family. Our prayers go out to you as well as our Love. Your Dad was such a wonderful man and the legacy he leaves behind is Insurmountable!! May God Bless you All and Keep you in His Grace and Comfort! Our Deepest Respect Doug, Cindy and the Bartee Flight Rachel, Lance Daniel Louis and Isabella (Bella)

- Mr. & Mrs. Paul D. Bartee Jr, Monday October 4th, 2021

Pat Was Good Friend He Will Be Missed.

- Phil Oakley., Sunday October 3rd, 2021

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