GALVESTON — Wesley Benton Lee (Ben) Sullivant, age 52, was called household to be with his Lord Monday, September 6, 2021. He was born August 7, 1969 to William B. (Invoice) Sullivant and Elizabeth Lou Harrison Sullivant in Denton, Texas. Ben graduated from Gainesville Higher Faculty and attained his B.A. degree from Midwestern University in Wichita Falls, where by he was a member of Tau Kappa Delta Fraternity. He graduated with his Juris Health care provider Diploma from St. Mary’s College and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He returned to Gainesville exactly where he entered observe with Monthly bill and Larry Sullivant. While in Gainesville, Ben was active in civic work and served as President of the Board of Administrators of the Frank Buck Zoo, helping direct its growth and transforming. Ben left Gainesville and moved to Galveston where even though performing as a prosecuting legal professional for the District Attorney’s Place of work he fulfilled and married the like of his life, Gayle Peters Sullivant. After 8 decades as an assistant district attorney, Ben entered personal observe as a felony protection legal professional. In 2013 he was appointed as the attorney for Galveston County H.O.P.E. Drug Court. He served as president of the Galveston County Protection Bar, 2018-2019.
Ben was a lifelong member of Masonic Lodge 210 A.F. & A.M. and the Shrine wherever he served assist the Shriners Medical center for Little ones. He was also a member of the Galveston Elks Lodge. He loved fishing in the Gulf, looking and collaborating in chili/bbq/wild match prepare dinner-offs held each year in Galveston. Ben was identified for his rapid wit and dry feeling of humor amongst good friends and was a well-liked companion about a searching camp or fishing boat. He was a faithful Dallas Cowboy supporter and liked travelling to New Orleans. He will be lovingly remembered and sorely skipped by his wife, household and several buddies.
Still left to overlook Ben’s cheerful presence are his spouse Gayle his mother Elizabeth Harrison Sullivant of Galveston, Texas Father and step-mother William and Deborah Shasteen Sullivant of Gainesville, Texas sister Katherine Sullivant of Galveston, Texas, sister Paige Sullivant Griffith and spouse Matt Griffith of Gainesville, Texas, sister Amy Sullivant of Toledo, Ohio, brother Brent Sullivant and spouse Sylvia Sullivant of Gainesville, Texas uncles David Shasteen and spouse Juanita of Gainesville, Texas, Artwork Shasteen and wife Camilla of Sweden, Brad Shasteen and wife Doreen of Alaska aunts Marsha Shasteen of New Mexico, Ann VanMeter (now deceased), Kay Fox and spouse Joe Fox of Richardson, Texas sisters-in-law Anne Everling and husband Paul of Chattanooga, Tenn., Susan Johnston and spouse David of Gallipolis, Ohio brother-in-law Patrick Peters of Pasadena, Texas nephews and nieces, Hunter Wells Forsythe, John Scott Court, Nicholas Daniel Sullivant, Caroline Grace Kroeger, Lucas William Griffith and Gracelyn Paige Griffith and his two cats, Haze and Bernie.
A Memorial assistance will be held at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Dwelling on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 6:30 P.M., with Pastor Heather Gates officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the company time starting at 6:00 P.M.
The relatives requests donations be produced to the Shriners Children’s Medical center, 815 Market Street, Galveston, Texas 77550 or The Frank Buck Zoo, 1000 W California Street, Gainesville, Texas 76240.