Van G. Fussell Sr., 74, of North Port, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
He was born Nov. 1, 1938, in Leesburg, Fla.
Van retired as a Captain from the Florida Highway Patrol in 2003, after serving 30 years with the Patrol.
He is survived by his wife, Frances L. Fussell; son, Van G. (Gina) Fussell Jr. of Arcadia, Fla.; daughter, Rayna (Kevin) Sullivan of North Port; loving grandchildren, Jason D. Grant, Eric D. Fussell, Amanda Lugo, Jessica Sullivan and Blaine Wallace; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Farley Funeral Home in North Port. To send condolences, visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.