Joe E. Sullins, Jr., 87, Mt. Juliet, died July 26.
Sullins was a member of Silver Springs Baptist Church and a former member of Riverside Baptist Church in East Nashville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and a former member of the American Legion. Mr. Sullins was retired from Ford Glass Plant and was a member of the UAW. He was the son of the late, Joe E. Sullins, Sr. and Bessie Scoggins Sullins. Mr. Sullins was also preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Bertha Nell Sullins and his brothers, Alton, Walter, Eugene and S.T. Sullins.
He is survived by: sons, Gary J. Sullins and Bobby (Lisa) Sullins; sister, Juanita (Guy) Roberson; grandchildren, Justin Chase Sullins, Brandon Chance Sullins, Robbie Taylor, Chad Taylor, Cody (Ashley) Mang, Shelby Mang, and Shaya Wakefield; several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Rev. Russ Stephens officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Chase Sullins, Chance Sullins, Robbie Taylor, Chad Taylor, Cody Mang, Wade Sullins.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.
Visitation was Tuesday and one hour prior to service time Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.