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Richard Shane Sullivan

January 26, 1967 — August 21, 2021

Abingdon, VA – Richard Shane Sullivan, age 54, passed on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at his home.  Shane was a 1985 graduate of Virginia High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  He formerly worked at Royal Moldings and Columbus McKinnon. 

Shane was preceded in death by his grandparents, Otis Ballard Stout and Virginia Childress Stout; sister, Shannon Renee Abele; uncles, Jerry Lee Stout and Tony Stout; and father-in-law, Bill Jordan.

 He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Tina Jordan Sullivan; sons, Dakotah (Taylor) Sullivan of Abingdon, VA, and Jordan (Gabrielle) Sullivan of Johnson City, TN; mother, Sandra Jo Stout Sullivan; grandchildren, Lilly Shea, Brooklynn Marie, Camden Shane, and Connor William Sullivan; uncle, Ronnie (Teresa) Stout of Blountville, TN; nieces, Amber Nicole (Jr.) Bishop and Alexis Bishop; nephews, D.J. (Tiffany) Raulerson, and A.J. Abele; great nieces, Alex and Sophie Raulerson; great nephew, Draven Raulerson; brother-in-law, Anthony Abele; lifelong special friend, Sergeant William Wayne Odie; and his kitty cat, Sully. 

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, in the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210, with Chaplain Cass Farrior officiating.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Caris Hospice, Dr. James Shrenker, and Dr. William Handy for the care they provided to Shane and the family during his illness.  The family would also like to thank Shane’s mother-in-law, Peggy Jordan for her endless care.  Those wishing to share memories or messages of sympathy may do so online by visiting  

The family of Richard Shane Sullivan is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).
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