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Gilbert Keith "Gib" Sullivan, Sr
Birth: May 25, 1936
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1961
Plainfield
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

Gilbert was the fourth of five children born to Balla (Polston) and Cassius Sullivan.

Uncle Gib passed away while I was still a little girl. He was one of my favorites. He always was laughing or smiling and could make me laugh, too. He was very talented in an acrobatic sort of way. He'd broken both legs (years before I was born) and could walk on his hands. He was also a painter. I still vividly remember him painting the ceiling in a house my parents bought in May 1959. He didn't use a ladder! Gib used stilts as easily as if they were part of his own legs. I was in awe.

When he passed away, he had two young sons, Gilbert Keith and Veral. It's been many years since I've seen them, but we all remember them and miss them a lot.

His brothers who have since passed away are Earl and Huston. Still living are his brother, Roy, and sister, Fern. He also has five siblings from his father's second marriage, two of whom pre-deceased him. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cassius Sullivan (1901 - 1958)
  Balla Polston Sullivan (1900 - 1940)
 
 Siblings:
  Huston Sullivan (1925 - 1994)*
  Roy B. Sullivan (1926 - 2011)*
  Earl Sullivan (1933 - 2003)*
  Gilbert Keith Sullivan (1936 - 1961)
  Terrill Sullivan (1947 - 2013)**
  Juanita Sullivan (1951 - 1951)**
  Rodger Sullivan (1955 - 2015)**
  Janie Sullivan (1958 - 1958)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Cemetery
Royville
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Apr 10, 2007
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Gilbert Keith Gib Sullivan, Sr
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