|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1942|
|Death: ||Sep. 19, 2007|
Fayetteville Citizen - Oct 4, 2007
Cavin Foster Sullivan, 65, passed away in his home in Newnan. September 19, 2007 following an apparent stroke. He had lived in Newnan since his retirement from the US Army in 1989 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was born in Big Spring, TX September 17, 1942 to Lawrence and Pauline Sullivan and graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1961. He attended Tarleton State University and received a BS in Government in 1965 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant at that time. He was a member of the Los Caballeros and Madrigal singers.
Cavin served with the First Infantry Division in Vietnam and received the Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star (2 awards), Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), and Army Commendation Medal (3 awards). He served in Korea as well as Heidelberg, W.Germany and retired at Ft. McPherson, Ga. where he served as Inspector General. Following his retirement, Cavin worked for Schneider Trucking. Cavin was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Pauline Sullivan and a niece, Carla Fore of Breckenridge, TX and is survived by three children and their mother, five grand-daughters, two sisters and five nieces, two nephews, and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sept. 27 at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan. Interment will be followed at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Cavin was a polio survivor and the family asks that memorials in lieu of flowers be sent to the March of Dimes or their favorite charity.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 40, Site 583
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Apr 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35730624
Added: Jan. 4, 2012
Not for fame or fortune - Not for place or rank - Not lured by ambition -or goaded by necessity - But in simple - Obedience to duty - As they understood it - This soldier suffered all -Sacrificed all and died for his country. May he Rest in Peace.|
Added: Apr. 21, 2009