Russell "Russ" Dean Sullivan, born Aug. 17, 1959, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Russ was born in Silver City, Nev., and spent most of his life in Kingman. He was a loving father, dedicated diesel mechanic and friend to many.
He is survived by his mother, Pearl Sullivan of Kingman; his children, Rustin (Jerri Lynne), Justin, Sean and Rhiannon Sullivan of Kingman; stepson, Nathan Cox of South Dakota; brother, Steve Sullivan of Kingman; sister, Dena Van Valenkberg of Jackson, Miss.; granddaughter, Alexis Sullivan; and numerous other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved partner, Cheri "Beany" Cox; father, Buddy Sullivan of Kingman; brother, Gary Sullivan of Yucca Valley, Calif.; and sister, Cheryl Phillips of Kingman.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at the First Pentecostal Church of God, 4087 N. Eagle Drive, Kingman, with a reception to follow.
Goodbye, Russ, Dad. As he would say, "You've got to Rock 'n' Roll." We love you. We'll see you on the other side.