Merlin “Kent” Sullivan, 78, a resident of Pearland, TX for 40 years, passed away on May 20, 2020 in Pearland, TX. Kent was born June 21, 1941 in Vernal, Utah to Merlin and Merle Sullivan. Kent owned Sullivan Insurance Agency in Pearland for over 28 years, and when he wasn’t working, he would be flying his airplane, riding his motorcycles or “seeing the world” with Colleen. He was a member of the Foretravel Motorcade Club, Bonanza Association, National Corvette Restorers Society and Harley Owner’s Group.
Kent is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sylvia Hansen and brother, Owen Sullivan.
Kent leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of 32 years, Colleen Sullivan; daughters: Leslie Ann Amsden, husband Keith and Ashley Kent Buehring, husband Danny; son, James M. Sullivan, wife Pam; son, Vance Voiles, wife Pamela; brother, David Sullivan; brother-in-law, Don Free, wife Cathy; sister-in-law, Katja Sullivan; aunt, Rhea Richens; uncle and aunt, Arden & Delores Sullivan; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; favorite dogs: Sophia and Gertie.
Kent will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. with a service to begin 11 a.m. in the chapel of Crowder Funeral Home, 2422 E. Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581.
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