Barry Richard Sullivan

October 20, 1943 - August 29, 2022

Barry Richard Sullivan, 78, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 1985, formerly of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, passed away Monday, August 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born October 20, 1943 in Walla Walla, WA to Richard and Edna Sullivan, now deceased.

Barry was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and dedicated employee of the City of Cape Coral who helped with overseeing the safety and regulatory aspects of the city as it continued to grow until his retirement in 2007. In his personal time, he loved to pursue his passion of metalworking, fabrication designs, and home improvement projects as directed by the love of his life.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Linda (White) Sullivan of Cape Coral, formerly of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; children, Brian Sullivan (Karen) of Cape Coral and Brad Sullivan (Melissa) of Conroe, TX; siblings, CindySue Baumgartner of Sun City, AZ and Tim Sullivan of Moline, IL; nephews, Matthew and Michael; niece, Amanda; seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren; as well as Thai and Aiko the cats, and Dolly the dog.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Barry Richard Sullivan are requested to go to the Republican Party.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Bruce KING Sep 3, 2022 at 12:26 am


  2. Diane (White) Staniforth Sep 3, 2022 at 9:42 pm

    Love to you and my baby sister Linda (White) Sullivan, We will all be together again someday. Make sure you save a safe place for us in Heaven Big Guy!

  3. Kayla Sullivan Sep 4, 2022 at 9:40 pm

    Love you grandpa. Thank you for all the pancake mornings and steak dinners. Miss you tons already. ♥️

  4. Kathy and Don Gotter Sep 6, 2022 at 7:17 am

    Barry has been a dear friend for years but was best known as the love and care giver of his dear wife Linda. We promise as the TT’s to be there for her as best we can, Barry. We ❤️ love you.. God bless you. You fought the long battle…

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