WILMINGTON — William “Bill” Sullivan, 83, died Thursday July 1, 2021. He was born Sept. 9, 1937, the son of the late Roy Franklin Sullivan and Vannie Stuart Sullivan.
He graduated from New Hanover High School in 1957, where he was an outstanding athlete and later became the director of the Brigade Boys Club of America. While at the Boys Club, he impacted and mentored numerous boys and girls.
He and his wife and sons later founded PC Software Academy, where he worked until retirement. Bill was a family man and loved all of his children, including his Boys Club family.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy McAdams Sullivan, who he was married for 57 years; three sons, Scott Sullivan, and his wife, Shaun, Christopher Sullivan, and his wife, Jill, and Alan Sullivan, and his wife, Laura; five grandchildren who were the light of his life, Courtney Sullivan Knudsen, and her husband, Jason Knudsen, and great-grandson, Charlie Knudsen, Jake and Taylor Sullivan and Emily and Jane Sullivan. He had a nephew, John Hanson, and his wife, Jewel, whose girls are Melanie, Shelby, Sydney and Ella, and niece, Kelli Hanson. Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Robert “Bobby” Sullivan; and is survived by his sister, Lynda Hanson MacIvor of Jacksonville, Florida.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation Chapel, 1535 S. 41st St.
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