March 13, 1937 - December 23, 2021
Joseph Sullivan 1937-2021 Joseph Albert Sullivan died peacefully on December 23, 2021. He was born to Charles and Martha Sullivan on March 13, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe graduated from Central High School and Southwestern (now Rhodes College). He then went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee medical school in Memphis. He completed his residency in New Orleans, Louisiana, and he was proud to serve as a doctor in the Navy for two years, stationed aboard ships traveling the world. Joe returned to Memphis and began his Internal Medicine practice affiliated with Methodist Hospital. He married Judy Schulz and had two sons, Josh and Peter. He later met and married Terry Burrows and welcomed her four daughters, Missy, Joslyn, Stephanie, and Michelle into the family. As Joe and his partners' practice expanded, they opened a second office in East Memphis. His love of the outdoors, which stayed with him from childhood, led him to seek out multiple African safaris, hunting trips, and fishing trips to Costa Rica with his brother and friends. Joe and Terry enjoyed attending Calvary Episcopal Church, The University Club, and Patrick's Restaurant. They went on international cruises and watched their grandchildren grow! After Joe's retirement, he was able to immerse himself in his favorite hobby, photography. He joined the Memphis Camera Club in 2007, won many competitions, and helped the club with coordinating their exhibits. He loved creating photo books for his grandchildren, and he had several photography books published! Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Martha; his first wife, Judy; his wife,Terry; his two brothers, Charles and Bill; and his stepdaughter, Stephanie. He is survived by his brother, Jim (Gail); his close friend, Quinn Strother; his children, Josh and Peter (Tina); his stepdaughters Missy, Joslyn, and Michelle; his grandchildren, Morgan; Evan (Marissa); Andrew (Hannah); Jordon; and great granddaughter, Everleigh. Due to COVID, a memorial service at Calvary Episcopal Church will be planned at a later date.
Joseph Sullivan 1937-2021 Joseph Albert Sullivan died peacefully on December 23, 2021. He was born to Charles and Martha Sullivan on March 13, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe graduated from Central High School and Southwestern (now Rhodes... View Obituary & Service Information
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