Carol H. Sullins

Born in Nashville, TN on February 2, 1925

Departed on June 21, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Carol H. Sullins, 95, of Gallatin, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Preceded in death by his parents; Allie David Sullins and Mary Inez Harding and son, William David Sullins. Carol is survived by his wife, Bobbie Ann Sullins, of 47 years, children; Charles Richard Sullins of Manchester, TN, Carolyn Angelo of Madison, TN and Terri Cage (Tim) of Gallatin, TN, sister, Mary Lou Hutcherson, niece, Betty Lou Standerfer (Paul) of Smyrna, TN, grandchildren; Katie Cage Thompson (Neil), Baron Cage (Taylor), Emily Cage and Ashley Angelo Collins (Dave), great-grandchildren; Braden Thompson, Kaylen Thompson, D.J. Collins and Beau Collins.

Carol was born on February 2, 1925 in Nashville to the late Allie David and Mary Inez Sullins. Carol served in the Army/Air Corps and flew P51 Mustang fighter aircraft during WWII. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor’s Degree and worked as a Mechanical Engineer in Aero Structuring. Carol enjoyed riding his bicycle, playing harmonica, traveling with Bobbie in their RV and camping. He was a longtime member of Nashville First Seventh Day Adventist Church.

A Celebration of Life service for Carol will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 East Main Street in Hendersonville, on Thursday, June 25th at 2:00 PM. Pastors Paul Koulakov and Timothy Baron Cage will be presiding. Visitation for family and friends will begin at 1:00 PM. Carol will be laid to rest following the service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Garden of Devotion, with Military Honors.

Dave Collins, Richard Green, Mark Sanders, Reginald Tucker, Jeff Vining and Phil Whitehead will serve as Pallbearers. Richard Warren, Alex Smith and Dean Whitehead will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Special Olympics Tennessee at www.specialolympicstn.org. If donating online, go to the website, click on DONATE, then scroll down to Memorials and Tributes and click on Make A Donation Today. Once donation amount is made, list In Memory of Carol Sullins and send notification to Terri Cage.

4 Comments to Carol H. Sullins

  1. Melody Aaron
    June 22, 2020 5:18 pm

    Uncle Carol was one of the finest men I have ever known. His gentle and loving ways were always a comfort to all who where blessed to have known him. Being a true gentlemen he always had a kind word for everyone. I loved my uncle with all my heart. We have lost a special man but heaven gained an angel.

  2. Susan Oliver, Neil Laffely, and Gareth Laffely
    June 23, 2020 3:56 pm

    We will deeply miss Carol – he was one of the sweetest and kindest of men, always a smile and a twinkle in his eye. Hi gentle spirit will always be with us.

  3. Betty L Warren
    June 24, 2020 10:34 am

    My brother-in-law was more like a brother. He was always there for our family. There was never a time that if I needed something, I knew he would be there for me. He was always a gentleman. He always smiled and told you he loved you. He will be missed greatly. I love you Carol and look forward to seeing you in Heaven. I know God prepared a special place for you.

  4. Andrew and Melissa Marshall
    June 25, 2020 11:37 am

    Sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of you as you go through this time.

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