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Ronald Lewis Sullivan Sr.

Ronald Lewis Sullivan, Sr., 75, husband of Judy D. Morton Sullivan, died Sunday January 22, 2023 at Baptist Health, Lexington, KY.

He was a retired butcher for Ken’s New Market for over 41 years, United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the River of Life Ministries. Ronald loved his cats and fishing and enjoyed traveling with Judy.

He is survived by his wife, Judy D. Morton Sullivan; two stepsons, Greg (Tina) Sallee and Jeff (Patty) Sallee; six grandchildren, Ashley (Joseph) Brashear, Joshua (Allison) Sallee, Jesse Sallee, Jeremy (Katie) Sallee, Jake Sallee, Jaron Sallee and Daniel Sullivan; six great grandchildren, Easton Sallee, Elliana Brashear, Anniston Sallee, Amelia Brashear, Owen Sallee and Freja Sallee; one uncle, Raymond “Uncle Tanny” Sullivan; sister-in-law, Sue (Scot) Buchholtz and a host of cousins, nephews and nieces, including Kim (Scott) Jones.

In addition to his parents, he was also precede in death by one son, Ronald L. Sullivan, Jr.; stepson, Timmy Sallee and granddaughter, Deanna Sallee.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday January 27, 2023 at the River of Life Ministries, 616 Clintonville Rd., Paris, KY by Pastor Krista Hampton. Burial to follow in the Little Slate Cemetery, Bath County, KY.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Thursday January 26, 2023 at the church.

Pallbearers will be Alvin Stamper, Sr., Jeff Stamper, Jeremy Sallee, Jeff Sallee, Greg Sallee, Joshua Sallee and Scot Buchholtz.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Pamela Combs and Dr. Kelly Waspese

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY. The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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